Phoenix adaptive reuse project; urban-style apartments in Denver suburb; Indy office building turned into schools; renovated Delaware courthouse.

May 31, 2012

Lawyers raise the bar for design with renovated Delaware courthouse

Architecture firm Francis Cauffman has completed renovations of a historic 233,880-sf courthouse in downtown Wilmington, Del., to make way for the new headquarters of Delaware law firm Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP. Built in 1916, the Daniel L. Herrmann Courthouse received modern office upgrades to fit in with its iconic Beaux-Arts design. The U-shaped building, with four floors and a mezzanine, features a refurbished central bronze stairwell, a two-story atrium, and an outdoor plaza and garden. A 100-car garage was added beneath the courthouse. Foundations were laid for possible future expansion. +


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