Project Specs
Owner City of New Orleans
Square Footage 60,000
Start Date12/2012
Completion DateSummer 2014
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City of New Orleans Youth Study Center and Juvenile Justice Center

Project Overview

The new Youth Study Center for the City of New Orleans will feature state-of-the-art security systems for management efficiencies. The facility will be approximately 60,000 SF and include:

  • 40 individual beds (cells) for juvenile law-breakers
  • Day rooms and multipurpose activity rooms
  • Inmate intake and processing areas
  • Visitation areas
  • Education area with classrooms and a library
  • Medical area with exam rooms and doctor’s offices
  • Cafeteria and kitchen
  • Indoor and outdoor basketball courts
  • 1,700 SF conference center

The Juvenile Justice Center, to be built later, will be a 47,000 SF facility adjacent to the Study Center that includes four new courtrooms for district juvenile court judges, judge’s chambers, law clerk and administrative offices, conference rooms and attorney offices.