The 704,000 square foot building will house 71 courtrooms at Union and C streets. It will feature significant improvements in security, as well as better safety and improved access and efficiency for county residents. A pedestrian bridge connects the three-story lobby atrium to the nearby Hall of Justice, which will continue to be used for civil cases.
The San Diego Central Courthouse will consolidate San Diego County’s criminal trial, family, and civil courts into a 22-story tower in the city’s downtown.
The new $555.5 million, 22-story state courthouse, just over a year away from completion, is taking shape at State and C streets in downtown San Diego.