Florida Supreme Court

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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 buildinng faces east and is one of the three buildings of the Capitol Center. The building is on the west side of the State Capitol and was dedicated on December 29, 1948. Originally the Supreme Court has 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.

 

 

 

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Old Supreme Court Chamber in State Capitol

 

 

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Photos taken 2009, 2015 and 2018