Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building - Washington, D.C., USA
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N 38° 53.799 W 077° 00.289
18S E 326139 N 4307218
Quick Description: The Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building was designed by American architect Edward Larrabee Barnes, who posthumously won the AIA Gold Medal in 2007.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2011 5:17:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMBB5K
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Long Description:
"The Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building (TMFJB) houses offices that support the work of the United States Courts, including the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, and the United States Sentencing Commission.

It is located at 1 Columbus Circle NE in Washington D.C. adjacent to Union Station, a few blocks from the United States Capitol. It was completed in 1992 and was designed by architect Edward Larrabee Barnes. It features a dramatic five-story tall glass atrium at its main entrance.

The building was named after Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.

It is under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol as part of the United States Capitol Complex."

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Architect: Edward Larrabee Barnes

Prize received: AIA Gold Medal

In what year: 2007

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