Central Courthouse Community Survey
“Multnomah County is well on its way to replacing the Central Courthouse.
The current courthouse, located on Southwest 4th Avenue in downtown Portland, was built between 1909 and 1914. Today, it is both structurally and functionally obsolete. The building does not meet current seismic codes, is overcrowded and presents serious safety concerns for the public due to poor separation of criminal defendants from judges, witnesses and court personnel….” [Link to Survey.]