The DLR Group provided planning, architecture, engineering and interiors services for the phased approach for this 220,000 SF renovation. The six story structure, opened in 1975 and was due an update to meet the needs of the area’s ever expanding population and to meet modern code and security standards. The scope included a full exterior restoration and new glazing, comprehensive HVAC upgrades renovations to achieve sustainability targets and LEED Gold certification. A new entry pavilion and stair/elevator tower, and a reorientation of the entry and procession sequence were also included in the scope. The interior design added four new bankruptcy courtrooms and corresponding judges’ chambers, and new spaces for the Clerk of Court and U.S. Attorney.