Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center

Project summary

The Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center is a multi-use governmental facility located in the City of Cleveland. The facility is 607,520 SF including 9 floors, a penthouse level and a lower level transfer area. The area dedicated to detention is 216,894 square feet which is primarily on the first level with the other areas dedicated to the court operations and courtrooms.

The project was completed in two (2) phases of construction. Phase 1 – 1st floor detention and court tower shell. Phase 2 – complete 1st floor support services areas and courts tower, courtrooms, and office space.

This project achieved a LEED certified rating from the US Green Building Council.



Cuyahoga County of Ohio


Cleveland, OH


Ralph Tyler Companies Jacobs, Inc.

Vocon, Inc.