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Fairbanks is named for Charles W Fairbanks, who was a senator from Indiana.


Surrounding Courthouses: 

N – Fort Yukon

E – Delta Junction and Tok

S – Anchorage 

W – Nenana


Incorporated:  November 10, 1903

Borough:  Fairbanks North Star


Rabinowitz Courthouse – Fairbanks


Location:  101 Lacey Street / 1st Avenue

Built:  1999 – 2001

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Charles Bettsworth & Company and McCool Green Architects

Contractor:  Alcan General, Inc.


Description:  The building faces south and is a five story glass, steel and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Fairbanks. On the south side is a wide plaza with a high circular porch supported by concrete pillars. The walls of the building are glass and the roof line is flat. In the interior, the main courtroom is located on the fifth story. The building houses the Superior Court and District Court of the 4th Judicial District. The building is named as the Rabinowitz Courthouse.