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Shortlist announced for the highly anticipated Los Angeles Federal Courthouse

The Courthouse Site in Los Angeles - Image courtesy of Google Maps
The Courthouse Site in Los Angeles - Image courtesy of Google Maps

After remaining on hold since 2005, the General Services Administration (GSA) has reinstated plans to construct a new U.S. Courthouse in downtown LA. The 3.7 acre dirt lot at 107 South Broadway, down the street from Morphosis’ Caltrans building, LA’s City Hall, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall, has remained dormant since 2007; shortly after the GSA abandoned Perkins + Will’s estimated $1.1 billion conceptual design due to rising costs. Now, plans for the courthouse have been scaled back and the GSA has just released the shortlisted teams competing of the project. Continue reading after the break to see who made the cut.

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Shortlist announced for the highly anticipated Los Angeles Federal Courthouse" 04 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/223212/shortlist-announced-for-the-highly-anticipated-los-angeles-federal-courthouse/>