Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and United States Courthouse
|Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and United States Courthouse|
|Address||255 East Temple Street|
|Town or city||Los Angeles, California|
|Height||366 feet (112 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architecture firm||Welton Becket Associates|
The Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and United States Courthouse is a United States federal courthouse of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, in the Civic Center district of Los Angeles, California. It is located on Temple Street in Downtown Los Angeles.
The building was completed in January 1992 and is named for long-serving United States Congressman Edward R. Roybal.
Prior to the opening of the building, some controversy was stirred by the removal of a statue of a nude by sculptor Tom Otterness, which Roybal had objected to as appropriate for a museum but not for a federal building.
- "Edward R. Roybal Federal Building: 255 East Temple Street, Los Angeles, California, 90012". Southlandarchitecture.com. Retrieved 2014-01-13.
- Laurie Becklund, "Bradley Urges Reinstatement of Nude Sculptures at Building", Los Angeles Times (December 10, 1991).