AKA: United States Federal Court, Robert E. Coyle United States Courthouse, Fresno, CA; US Federal Court, Eastern District of California Courthouse #2, Fresno, CA

Structure Type: built works - public buildings - courthouses

Designers: Burton, Pamela, and Associates, Landscape Architects (firm); Moore Ruble Yudell Architects (firm); Pamela Burton (landscape architect); Doug Hollis (artist); Charles Willard Moore (architect); Anna Valentina Murch (artist); John Ruble (architect); Robert Yudell (architect)

Dates: constructed 1997-2005

9 stories, total floor area: 400,681 sq. ft.

1130 O Street
Fresno, CA 93721-2201

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The site was bounded by O Street, Tulare Street, P Street, and Capitol Street.

The design for the courthouse was awarded to Moore Ruble Yudell, 12/1997; their 226-foot tall, nine-story design was approved, 10/1999; construction began, 04/2002 and finished 10/2005; Gruen Associates was the architect of record, while John Ruble served as the lead designer for Moore Ruble Yudell. Pamela Burton and Comapny of Santa Monica, CA, completed the landscape design. Dick Corporation/Matt Construction of Pittsburgh, PA, and Santa Fe Springs, CA, respectively, acted as General Contractors. Civil engineering was undertaken by Gianetta Engineering of Fresno. Other engineering and construction firms included: Abide International, San Francisco, CA, Construction Management; John A. Martin and Associates, Los Angeles, CA, Structural; TKSC, Irvine, CA, Mechanical/Plumbing; Clark Pacific, West Sacramento, CA, Precast Concrete; FBA Engineering, Irvine, CA, Electrical; BSK, Fresno, CA, Geotechnical; Curtain Wall Design and Consulting, Dallas, TX, Exterior Wall Consultant; Francis Krahe and Associates, Los Angeles, CA, Lighting Designer; Sako And Associates, Chicago, IL, Security Consultant; Follis Design, Pasadena, CA, Graphic Design; Rolf Jensen and Associates, Yorba Linda, CA, Life Safety/Code Compliance; Schaffer Acoustics, Pacific Palisades, CA, Acoustical; Menlo Scientific Acoustics, Topanga, CA, Audio-Visual; Hinman Consulting, San Francisco, CA, Blast Consultant; Hanscomb, Newport Beach, CA, Cost Estimator; Construction Specifications, Woodland Hills, CA, Specifications; KMI Associates, Glendale, CA, Green Specifications; Lerch Bates and Associates, San Juan Capistrano, CA, Vertical Transportation Consultant; for the General Services Administration, San Francisco Office, the following acted as managers: Maria Ciprazo, Project Executive; James Reed, Project Manager; Dale Shue, Construction Engineer; Arthur Brown, Contracting Officer; Inger Whitfield, Realty Specialist;

The building contained 400,681 square feet, 201,701 of which was used by the U.S. Courts; the remainder was used as tenant office space. The courthouse occupied a 3.9-acre site in downtown Fresno, CA. Tel: 559.497.4000 (2012).

PCAD id: 6139