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Juneau

Juneau is named for gold prospector Joe Juneau and is the capital of Alaska.

 

Surrounding Courthouses: 

N – Haines and Skagway

E – British Columbia, Canada

S – Petersburg and Angoon 

W – Gulf of Alaska

 

Incorporated:  1900

Borough:  Greater Juneau

 

Courthouse – Juneau

 

Location:  123 West 4th Street / Main Street

Built:  1974 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a nine story glass, steel and concrete structure. The roof line is flat. The building is named as the Dimond Courthouse. The building houses the Alaska Supreme Court on the seventh story.

 

History:  The first courthouse  was built in 1895.

 

 

Courthouse (center in front of State Capitol) – Jueau

 

 

Totem Pole in Courthouse

 

 

 

 

Courthouse on right side behind State Capitol

Photos taken 1994