Falls Church

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Falls Church is named for the Falls Church known as “William Gunnell’s Church” designed and built by Colonel Richard Blackburn.

 

Independent City Created:  August 16, 1948

 

Courthouse / City Hall – Falls Church

 

Location:  300 Park Avenue / Little Falls Street

Built:  1957 – 1959

Style:  Modern Williamsburg

Architect:  Milton L Grigg of Charlottesville

Contractor:  Miller Brothers, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious grounds and is an “H” shape with a southwest wing and a northeast wing. The entrances are framed with white colored wood. The roof is hipped. The building houses the courts and the city offices. The building was expanded in 1982 to 1983 with the construction of the north wing. The architect was Spector, Peake and the contractor was HowellRobert J. Henley Construction Company, Inc.

 

Note:  The cost for construction of the City hall was $375,000.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Fairfax County 

E – Arlington County 

S – Fairfax County 

W – Fairfax County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013