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Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Court of Appeal First Judicial District – Tallahassee

 

Location:  2000 Drayton Drive / Capitol Circle SE

Built:  2007 – 2010

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Barrett, Fronczak, Barlowe & Shuler Architects of Tallahassee

Contractor:  Peter Brown Construction, Inc. of Tallahassee

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a four story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds at the southeast side of Tallahassee. The center section projects with three entrances on the first story. Six columns rise from the second story to a pediment at the roof line. The east and west wings have vertical windows divided by white colored columns. On the roof is an octagonal white colored dome with glass roof. The main Court of Appeal courtroom is located at the center of the fourth story. 

 

Note:  The cost of construction was 33,300,000.

 

Note:  The building houses the Court of Appeal First Judicial District which covers Alachua County, Baker CountyBay CountyBradford CountyCalhoun CountyClay CountyColumbia CountyDixie County, Duval CountyEscambia County Franklin CountyGadsden CountyGilchrist CountyGulf CountyHamilton CountyHolmes CountyJackson CountyJefferson CountyLafayette CountyLeon CountyLiberty CountyMadison CountyNassau CountyOkaloosa CountySanta Rosa CountySuwannee CountyTaylor CountyUnion CountyWakulla CountyWalton County and Washington County,

 

Former Court of Appeal First Judicial District – Tallahassee

 

 

Location:  301 Martin L King Jr. Boulevard and West Pensacola Street

Built:  1979 – 1981

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  William Morgan Architects of Jacksonville

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story concrete and glass structure. The building is located on sloped landscaped grounds in the center of Tallahassee near the Supreme Court. The west front has a recessed central entrance and two story concrete columns with recessed sections between on the first story and horizontal windows on the second story. The third story is recessed and the roof line is flat. The old courtroom is located on the east side of the entrance lobby on the second story. The building housed the Court of Appeal from 1981 to 2010. The building was renovated in 2011 for occupancy by the College of Law of the Florida State University. The architect was Barnett Fronczak Barlowe and the contractor was Culpepper Construction Company, Inc.

 

See:  The buildings are located in Leon County.

 

 

Court of Appeal First Judicial District – Tallahassee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Court of Appeal courtroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Court of Appeal courtroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former Court of Appeal First Judicial District – Tallahassee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former Court of Appeal courtroom

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2018