Norfolk is named for Norfolk in England, United Kingdom.
Former Courthouse – Norfolk
Location: 100 Saint. Paul’s Boulevard / Union Street
Built: 1960 – 1962
Architect: Vincent G Kling and Oliver and Smith
Contractor: Blake Construction Company Inc.
Description: The building faced west and was a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building was rectangular. The west front was recessed with glass walls. The roof line was flat. The building was demolished in 2016 by Macsons Demolition & Environmental Services to make way for the new courthouse.
Courthouse – Norfolk
Location: 150 Saint. Paul’s Boulevard / City Hall Avenue
Built: 2013 – 2017
Architect: Fentress Architects
Description: The building faces west and is an eight story brick, glass and concrete structure. The building is located in the center of the city. On the southwest corner is a round tower with an eight story wing running north and a six story wing running southeast. The roof line is flat. The building contains twenty-one courtrooms.
Note: The cost of construction was $123,000,000.
N – Hampton
E – Virginia Beach
S – Chesapeake
W – Portsmouth
Photos taken 2013