John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse

Building in Massachusetts, United States

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John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
2017 Moakley US Courthouse from Central Wharf.jpg
as seen from Central Wharf (2017)
Location within Boston
Location within Boston
Location within Boston
General information
StatusComplete
TypeFederal Courthouse
Address1 Courthouse Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02210
United States
Coordinates42°21′14″N 71°2′49″W / 42.35389°N 71.04694°W / 42.35389; -71.04694Coordinates: 42°21′14″N 71°2′49″W / 42.35389°N 71.04694°W / 42.35389; -71.04694
Elevation4 feet (1.2 m) Above mean sea level
Current tenantsUnited States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Completed1999
Cost$170 million
OwnerUnited States Federal Government
Technical details
Floor count10
Floor area675,000 square feet (62,700 m2)
Design and construction
Architecture firmPei Cobb Freed & Partners
Structural engineerLeMessurier Consultants
Main contractorClark Construction Group, Inc

The John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse is a federal courthouse for the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, located on Fan Pier on the Boston, Massachusetts waterfront. Named after Congressman Joe Moakley, the 675,000-square-foot (62,700 m2) building was completed in 1999 at a cost of $170 million and has won many design awards.[1]

The courthouse is served by a stop on Boston's Silver Line. It was also formerly served by MBTA Boat service.

  1. ^ "Moakley Federal Courthouse" Archived 2004-12-30 at the Wayback Machine, Gruzen Samton Associated Architects

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