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Supreme Court Building and Grounds

Supreme Court Building and Grounds

Supreme Court Building with a fountain out front

Working around the clock, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the men and women of the AOC Supreme Court Building and Grounds are dedicated to serving the Supreme Court Justices, staff and visitors by ensuring the historic fabric of the buildings are maintained while meeting modern and evolving workplace needs.

AOC Supreme Court Building and Grounds is comprised of a variety of skills and trades including the operation of the air conditioning,  electrical, elevator, fire/electronics, masonry, painting and refinishing, plumbing, sheet metal, mechanical, and landscaping design and maintenance. These skilled tradespersons work behind the scenes providing services to the Court that include: ensuring a safe and comfortable indoor environment; preserving historic structures; maintenance, repair, and construction; and landscape design, planting, and grounds maintenance.

Services Provided by AOC Supreme Court Building and Grounds:

  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Plumbing and electrical
  • Office and decorative painting
  • Plastering and flooring
  • Woodworking and cabinetry

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AOC Supreme Court Building and Grounds
Executive Office
202.479.3219