MUNICIPAL COURT RELOCATES
TO POST OFFICE SQUARE
many decades of serving the public in the Historic Suffolk
County Court House at Pemberton Square, the judges and court
personnel of the Boston Municipal Court are moving to the
John W. McCormack Post Office and Court House at Post Office
Square, beginning today.
The relocation involves two phases.
Administrative Office of the Boston Municipal Court and the
Civil Clerk’s Office are moving this weekend, May 18 through
May 20. Those offices
will be open for business and court sessions on Monday morning,
The Criminal Clerk’s
Office and the Probation Department will move the weekend
of May 25 through May 28.
They will be open for business on Tuesday, May 29,
following the Memorial Day holiday.
The Boston Municipal
Court is moving in preparation for the comprehensive renovation
of the Historic Court House, scheduled to begin in July.
The Historic Court House, which is listed in the State
and National Registers of Historic Places, was built between
1886 and 1894. The
renovations will include an historic restoration and a complete
refurbishment of the facility to accommodate the Supreme Judicial
Court, the Appeals Court, and the Social Law Library. The
Historic Court House, which will be closed during the renovation
period, is expected to reopen in 2003.
Address for Boston Municipal Court:
Boston, MA 02109