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9/12/16

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LA's $340M Futuristic New Courthouse Awaits Federal Judges

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Source: The Real Deal

Dozens of federal judges and their 100 staff members have begun their arduous move into the “Cube,” the freshly complete $340 million courthouse at the corner North Broadway and First Street.

The 10-story modern structure, designed by architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and built by Clark Construction, spans 633,000 square feet and required more than 41,500 cubic yards of concrete. The building’s exterior is almost wholly tempered glass, and underneath, 4,300 tons of steel serve as the foundation.

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