U.S. Courthouse, Urbana

201 S. Vine St.
Urbana, Illinois 61802

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Exterior street-level view of Urbana U.S. CourthouseBuilt in 1994, the U.S. Courthouse in Urbana, Ill., is a three-story masonry and steel structure of brick veneer over concrete block. 

Property Manager: Leigh Ann Davis 

Public Hours: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays)

For more building information or service calls, use the contact information above right. For other federal government information, contact 1-800-FED-INFO.

Public Access All visitors must undergo security screening and present a valid ID before gaining access to the building.

Key Tenants The courthouse is home to the U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Magistrate courts and also provides office space for court-related agencies, including the U.S. Attorneys, Marshals, Probation, and Public Defender. In the latest (2015) Tenant Satisfaction Survey, 67% rated the courthouse and GSA services a four or five on a five-point scale.

Recovery Act Project Update The courthouse's Recovery Act-funded project, completed in February 2010, replaced the building's

  • air-cooled chiller with a water-cooled model
  • building automation system with a new energy management system
  • drywall skylight-shading feature with a fabric canopy
  • old light fixtures with newer, more efficient models

The project also installed new variable-frequency drives for water distribution and air-handling units and new sensor controls for rain irrigation and occupancy lighting.

Art in Architecture 

View of Howard's Sky Cathedral. The courthouse's artwork, Linda Howard's Sky Cathedral, is composed of standard industrial materials and aluminum tubing formed into patterns evoking graceful forms and imagery. See more photos and information in GSA's Fine Arts Collection.

The shortcut for this page is www.gsa.gov/urbanact.

Last Reviewed 2016-02-13