U.S. Brown Coroner’s Office
The new building for the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office shall be located at the Northeast corner of E. 2nd Avenue and Convention Center Drive. The building is a 9,060 SF steel framed structure with a sloping standing seam metal roof that includes a cantilevered covered walkway at the north for pedestrian access. The building’s form consists of three “pods” with the two largest pods being brick veneer on metal studs and the small pod being Cor-Ten panels on metal studs. The building program includes separate pods for visitors, administration, and a morgue. The visitor’s pod consists of a waiting room and family conference room. The administration pod includes an open office for six workspaces, a break room, and a file room. The morgue includes an autopsy room, body storage room with a body cooler for 9 bodies, a viewing room for visitor’s, and locker rooms. The floor plan includes two courtyards between the pods which can be used by staff and visitors.