Red Hook Community Justice Center

Brooklyn, NY

The rehabilitation of a 26,000 SF, 3 story former parochial school (vacant for 20 years) for use as a community justice center.


Atla Indelman Architects, New York, NY


The Center for Court Innovation, New York, NY


  • 2 new courtrooms, 4 defendants holding rooms, judges’ chambers, jury rooms, and spectator seating
  • administrative and legal offices
  • Board of Health offices, exam room, and laboratory
  • on-site social service informational facilities for job training and community activities as well as confidential meeting rooms
  • full childcare center
  • total interior build-out including new ceilings, wainscot floors in the courtrooms, and beaded oak floors in the main lobby
  • new security area with high-tech safety systems
  • all new state-of-the-art mechanical and electrical systems
  • installation of a new holeless hydraulic elevator
  • restoration of the exterior façade including the sidewalk, fencing, and landscaping
  • new wood windows and frames
  • new 4-ply built-up roof
  • upgrade and repair of parking facilities


Construction Management