Chesapeake is named for the Chesapeake native American tribe.
Surrounding County Courthouses:
E – Virginia Beach
W – Suffolk
Independent City Created: January 1, 1963
Courthouse – Chesapeake
Location: 307 Albamarle Drive / Holt Drive
Built: 1997 – 2000
Architect: The TAF Group and Hellmuth, Obaata & Kassabaum
Contractor: W M Jordan Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a three story glass and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious grounds. The southeast corner has a large circular section with glass paneled walls. Along the east and south there are large glass paneled walls. The roof is hipped.
Photos taken 2013