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Florida Supreme Court

Tallahassee

Location:  500 South Duval Street / West Pensacola Street

Built:  1947 – 1948

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  James Gamble Rogers II and Yonge and Hart

Contractor:  J A Jones Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces east and is one of the three buildings of the Capitol Center. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Tallahassee on the west side of the State Capitol and was dedicated on December 29, 1948. Originally the Supreme Court had been located on the second story in the south wing of the Old State Capitol. In 1913, it moved to the first Supreme Court Building. The building is two stories and has a Doric portico and dome. The east entrance leads into the rotunda under the low wide dome. The Supreme Court Chamber is located in the center of the building. The building is simplified in detail, and houses the Supreme Court, Supreme Court Library and Clerks offices.

 

See:  The Florida Supreme Court is located in Leon County.

 

See:  The architect Yonge and Hart also designed the courthouse in Liberty County.

 

 

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court Chamber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Supreme Court Chamber in State Capitol

 

 

Photos taken 2009, 2015 and 2018