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. 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, U.S. Marshals, Probation, and Public Defender.

The Urbana U.S. Courthouse scored a 72% more than satisfied rating (four or five on a five-point scale) in the most recent (2013) GSA Tenant Satisfaction Survey, 

Property Manager: Leigh Ann Davis 

For more building information or service calls, use the contact information in the top right box on this page. For other federal government information, contact 1-800-FED-INFO.

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.

Public Hours and Access The building is open to the public 8 a.m.– 5 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. 

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. 

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

Last Reviewed 2015-05-10