Seattle artist Barbara Earl Thomas describes the story behind her 33 cut steel murals depicting Multnomah County scenes. The murals surround the ground floor exterior of the new Central Courthouse.
Central Courthouse Project News
Business owners and employees explain how the building of Multnomah County's new Central Courthouse provided opportunities to build businesses and critical job skills.
The closure of one lane on SW Madison Street between SW Second Ave. and SW Naito Parkway has been extended until as late as July 3 to accommodate construction of the new Central Courthouse.
Multnomah County’s new Central Courthouse launched a blue light salute this week for local COVID-19 first responders and healthcare workers, using the nearly completed building as a stage.
Sections of several downtown streets will be closed July 12-15 during the removal of the construction crane that was used to construct Multnomah County’s new Central Courthouse downtown.
The removal of the construction tower crane for Multnomah County's new Central Courthouse at the corner of SW Madison and SW First has been postponed from the weekend of June 21-24 until July.
The east sidewalk on SW First Ave. will be closed between SW Madison St. and SW Jefferson St. in downtown starting the week of December 10 due to construction work related to the Central Courthouse.
The traditional “topping out” ceremony marked another major milestone in the long-awaited project to replace the county’s century-old downtown courthouse.
The historic Jefferson Station building at the corner of SW Jefferson Street and SW 1st Avenue was renovated for integration into the new Multnomah County Central Courthouse.
A night shift will be working from 10 pm to 4 am Monday through Thursday on construction of the Central Courthouse, to maximize use of the construction crane.
Construction of Multnomah County’s central courthouse is on schedule and on budget, county commissioners were told at a briefing on January 30, 2018.
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners approved a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for construction of the new Multnomah County Central Courthouse at a board meeting on September 28.