Juvenile Justice Center | Houston, Texas
Client: Harris County
Architectural services were provided for the renovation of the Harris County Criminal Courts Building into a Juvenile Justice Center. The approximately 337,000 SF facility includes the renovation of adult trustee beds to 215 juvenile beds. The facility is used by the Juvenile Probation Department, Juvenile Detention, Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1 Constable, and Juvenile District Courts. The renovated facility includes booking/receiving, central security control, a cafeteria, day rooms, direct visual supervision, low, medium and high risk cells, video arraignment, visitation and weapons storage. The Juvenile Justice Center houses male and female juveniles and includes a rooftop indoor/outdoor recreation area.