Everett M. Dirksen U.S. Courthouse
219 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60604
The Everett M. Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in downtown Chicago, Ill., was designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and built in 1964. The 30-story glass and steel high-rise is home to the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts, Court of Appeals, and many other tenants.
Recent upgrades include a cafeteria modernization, curtain wall repairs, protective solutions, and upgrades to mechanical systems.
The building was named for former Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen.
7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays).
For building service calls or more information, contact the Dirksen Courthouse Service Desk number at the top right corner of this page.
Amenities The newly renovated Courthouse Cafe is open to the public on weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It serves a variety of menu items and daily specials for both breakfast and lunch. Free public Wi-Fi is available. The building also houses a Federal child care center for infants between six-weeks and 15-months old.
Conference Rooms Two conference rooms adjoining the Courthouse Cafe are available for tenant use. The larger room seats up to 60 people theater style and has a wireless microphone system. The smaller room accommodates up to 20 people in a round table setting. Both rooms have a conference phone, a computer data outlet, white boards, ceiling mounted projectors and screens, DVD/VCR capability, and tables and chairs. The conference rooms are available during normal working hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., though exceptions for extended hours can be made. For reservations call the Dirksen Courthouse Service Desk at (312) 353-6996.
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