The restoration of the Warwick
County Courthouse is the current objective of the Newport News-Warwick
Historical Preservation Association (NNWHPA). With the benefit of
a special Historic Preservation Grant, the General Assembly and
Community Development Block Grant funds from the City of Newport News,
work has been completed. Initial phases of the work have restored the
exterior of the building, upgraded the heating and cooling systems and made the building accessible to all potential users.
Ongoing and future
phases will restore the Courtroom space, Lobby and Grounds. Once
restored, the building will be available for functions of a wide variety
such as receptions, meetings, weddings, exhibits and other functions on
2. Catering Kitchen
4. New Exit Stair
5. Restored Lobby
6. Reception Desk
| 7. New
8. NNWHPA Offices
9. Mechanical Room
10. VATGS Archives
11. Accessible Entrance
12. Accessible Entry Ramp
Demolition stage in preparation for new
elevator to second floor assembly hall.
Early stages of interior demolition for
new restrooms and accessible stairway.
Early restoration stage of cupola and cornicing.
Final restoration stage: Repointing mortar
joints and painting cornicing and corbels.
Thursday, 07 March 2002