Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Hattiesburg Municipal Courthouse Elevator Addition

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Transitioning the Old Federal Courthouse into the Hattiesburg Municipal Court required numerous accessibility upgrades, most intensive of which was the addition of a new elevator serving three levels. In order to preserve the historical layout of the building, the elevator enclosure is constructed as a free standing element utilizing a similar material palette of brick cladding with a marble base. A contemporary glass transition delicately connects the two structures.