Carl B. Stokes United States Courthouse
|Carl B. Stokes U.S. Courthouse|
View of the courthouse from the Terminal Tower observation deck
|Address||801 W. Superior Ave.|
|Town or city||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Groundbreaking||May 28, 1997|
|Landlord||General Services Administration|
|Height||430 feet (130 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architecture firm||Kallmann McKinnell & Wood|
The Carl B. Stokes Federal Court House Building is a skyscraper located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. It is also known as the Carl B. Stokes Federal Court House Tower, Federal Court House Tower, and the Stokes Tower. The 23-story building is 430 feet (130 m) tall and is located at the corner of Huron Road and Superior Avenue. It is currently the fourth tallest United States courthouse in the country.
Tenants include the Cleveland-based federal circuit, district, and magistrate judges, the Clerk of Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Office, the offices of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. Marshal's Office, and the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division's Cleveland Field Office, as well as the U.S. Immigration Court.
The building is adorned by Cleveland Venus, a 37-foot (11 m) tall, 11.5 ton[vague] bronze sculpture created by Ohio artist Jim Dine. The headless and armless statue is one of the sculptor's variations on the Venus de Milo.
- "Carl B. Stokes Federal Courthouse". Emporis. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
- "Carl B. Stokes U.S. Courthouse". U.S. General Services Administration. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
- Major notable public art installed at Stokes Courthouse plaza[permanent dead link], Downtown Cleveland Partnership. November 6, 2003.
- Hinson, Tom E. "Cleveland Venus Statue". U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
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