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Virginia Supreme Court


Location:  100 North 9th Street / Franklin Street

Built:  1919 – 1922

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces southeast and is a large six story limestone structure. The building was originally constructed as the Federal Reserve Bank. In 1981, the building was converted to house the Virginia Supreme Court. The large center portion has columns on the third story rising to the top of the fifth story. which columns divide the recessed windows. On the sixth story are small windows On the north and south sides are one story wings. The roof line is flat.


Note:  The Supreme Court was originally housed in the State House and then in the Art Deco style building on Broad Street constructed in 1939, which building now houses the Governor’s Office.