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Will County Courthouse Design Reflects Joliet's Past and Future

The new Will County Courthouse planned for downtown is being designed to reflect both Joliet’s past and future.

Jason Dwyer, senior project executive with Wight & Co., made a presentation to the Joliet City Council, which sees the courthouse as an integral part of future downtown development.

Dwyer told the council that the courthouse design uses limestone, a key part of Joliet’s history, while also presenting a modern building for the city’s future.

“This is a great opportunity here to build a building that can continue to be a catalyst for economic development,” Dwyer said. “While we want to be respectful of the past and true to the heritage, we also want to have a forward-looking approach.”

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