A new urban city jail for New Orleans.
The design team has demonstrated the ability to work with corrections staff to make sure all of our needs are addressed and that appropriate security concerns are incorporated in the design. they continue to work diligently and remain committed to meetings during construction.
Grace Hebert Curtis Architects is the consulting architect for Phase I of this project and has joint ventured for Phase II.
Phase I includes the replacement of the central warehouse, kitchen and central plant for the entire Orleans Parish Sheriffs Office justice complex. The facility which will include loading docks, controlled humidity warehouses, commercial kitchen and stand alone mechanical and electrical plant will encompass approximately 136,041 sq. ft.
The campus’s Phase II will consist of approximately 424,564 sq. ft. divided among new housing units, inmate processing center, and administrative complex for the Sheriff and his staff. The facility will be fourteen feet above the flood elevation.