U.S. Courthouse, Urbana
201 S. Vine St.
Urbana, Illinois 61802
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Built 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
For more building information or service calls, use contact information above right. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.
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.
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
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. For more federal artworks visit America's Fine Arts Collection.
The shortcut for this page is www.gsa.gov/urbanact.