Government/Municipal, Historic/Landmark

PALM BEACH COUNTY HISTORIC 1916 COURTHOUSE

Location: West Palm Beach

Architect: REG Architects

Size: 40,000 SF

Overview

Restoring Memories Into Monuments

  • 2008 Florida East Coast Chapter AGC Build Florida Award of Excellence, Unique Career Achievement
  • 2008 Florida Trust for Historic Preservation, Florida Preservation Award

Historic Restoration of the 1916 Palm Beach County Courthouse including demolition and removal of past additions to the original structure.

Exterior Restoration
  • Demolition and removal of exterior additions from 1970, 1955 and 1927
  • Structural Restoration of East Elevation support columns and beams above current building codes
  • Restoration of deteriorated interior concrete columns
  • Repair and Restore 76 original wood windows and hardware
  • Installation of 37-impact wood windows at East Elevation made to match the original restored windows to meet current codes
  • Extensive waterproofing behind restoration areas of brick/stoneLocate and Install custom made brick @ North, South and West Elevations
  • Re-create North, South and West granite and limestone porticos from photographs
  • Locate, restore & install twelve limestone columns each weighing 30,600 pounds
  • Re-create the limestone Eagle Crest @ West elevation
1916 Courtroom Restoration
  • Salvage and Restoration of 1916 wood flooring
  • Restoration of plaster ceiling and plaster moldings
  • Salvage and Restoration of 1916 doors and door hardware
  • Salvage and Restoration of original wood windows and hardware
  • Re-creation of all courtroom millwork such as – Judges Bench, Jury Box, Pews, Picture and Chair Moldings and Bar rail
  • Install modern technologies, concealed within the historical finishes to only be visible when in use
Historic Corridors and Staircases
  • Salvage, Repair and Protect hidden mosaic flooring
  • Replace missing Marble Wainscot which was salvaged throughout the building
  • Match and install missing Marble Wainscot
  • Restoration of plaster ceilings, walls and moldings in corridors and stairwells
  • Update Fire/Life Safety codes while maintaining historically appropriate aesthetics
  • Recreate historic grand staircases with concrete, marble & custom ornamental railings
Materials Salvaged, Restored and Recycled
  • Wood Doors, Windows and Hardware
  • Wood Flooring
  • Mosaic Flooring
  • Marble Wainscot
  • Limestone
  • Limestone Columns
  • Granite

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Corporate Headquarters

2200 Centrepark West Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
561-689-8880
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