Stanley J. Roszkowski U.S. Courthouse

North view of the Roszkowski U.S. Courthouse327 South Church St.
Rockford, IL 61101
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The Great Lakes Region's most recent newly constructed building, the Stanley J. Roszkowski U.S. Courthouse, was officially opened and dedicated on Oct. 29, 2011, in the central business district of Rockford, Illinois. The building is named for Judge Stanley Julian Roszkowski, who served the U.S. District Court from 1977-98. 

Covering more than 210,000 square feet on 5.5 acres, the Roszkowski U.S. Courthouse contains five courtrooms and offices for the U.S. Courts and other court-related agencies. The courthouse also provides 52 secured indoor parking spaces and 18 outdoor spaces.

Property Manager: Shawn Lewellen

For building information or service calls, contact the Roszkowski Service Desk using the information in the top right box on this page. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.

Public Hours and Access The building is open to the public 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays). All visitors must undergo security screening and present a valid identity card (such as a state driver's license or federal ID) before gaining access to the building. The main east entrance is handicapped accessible.

Parking and Public Transportation Two-hour parking is available in metered spaces near the building, while a nearby public parking garage offers spaces for $5-$10 per day. No visitor parking is available on the federal property.

The Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD) Transfer Center station at 501 W. State, the main hub for all RMTD routes, is four blocks from the courthouse.

Green Elements The Roszkowski Courthouse construction project achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification. The building earned credits in the LEED Materials category since many of the construction materials came from recycled content obtained and manufactured in the region.

Art in Architecture Program 

Aerial rendering of the Super Special Happy Place art in architecture orchardTony Feher, an American sculptor who was granted the Art in Architecture award for the Roszkowski Courthouse project, is noted for using everyday objects in a manner that gives them and the spaces they occupy new identity. The courthouse's Art in Architecture composition, titled Super Special Happy Place, is a forest consisting of 104 crab apple trees planted on an orchard-like grid, visually aligned to complement the architecture of the courthouse. For more information, visit GSA's Art in Architecture page.

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Last Reviewed 2015-10-02