Architecture in Fort Worth


Tarrant County Corrections Center

101 N. Lamar St. - 1990


This post modern jail facility uses buff brick and cast stone trim to relate to the surrounding buildings on the north end of Downtown.  The building was designed by HOK Architects of Dallas and the Architect of Record is FSB/Texas (formerly Parker/Croston Partnership.  The building features 4 jail pods, located in each corner of the building.  In between the pods on the east and west sides of the building are outdoor recreation areas. A decorative security screen runs up the entire facade of the building in front of the outdoor recreation areas.