San Diego Prepares for Opening of New Courthouse

A dedication ceremony on June 5, 2017 heralded the new San Diego Central Courthouse, consolidating criminal trial, family, and civil courts into one 22-story tower.

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The San Diego Central Courthouse consolidates criminal, family and civil courts into one building.

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A bridge connects the new courthouse to the Hall of Justice across the street.

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Designing the courthouse required balancing the needs of security, along with other factors such as overall cost, energy efficiency and comfort.