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With over 35 years of experience in planning and designing county jails in New York State, LaBella Associates’ criminal justice design team has the know-how to successfully respond to our clients’ need for functional and cost-effective facilities. We specialize in the planning and design of county facilities focusing exclusively on county correctional facilities, courthouses, and county office buildings.

The Cattaraugus County Courthouse was renovated to provide ADA compliance and modern technology features.

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RECENT criminal justice NEWS

January 13, 2020

LaBella was retained by the Chemung County Department of Public Works for the Rehabilitation of the Pennsylvania Ave (CR 69) Bridge over Seeley Creek Rehabilitation. The bridge is located in Southport, NY, approximately 8 miles southeast of Elmira. This bridge is a 210...

September 3, 2019

The Madison County Courthouse was originally constructed in 1909.  The original three story masonry structure was never designed to accommodate persons with physical disabilities and was inefficient for modern court operations.  The project included a renovation of app...

October 17, 2018

Madison County Courthouse is currently undergoing a major $18 million project, including significant renovations and two additions.  Originally built in 1909, the building was designed by one of the most notable courthouse architects in the United States: James Gordon....

February 5, 2018

Outdated courtrooms are an all too common occurrence— and the Cattaraugus County Courthouse was no exception. TV's had to be wheeled in to play video, evidence was projected using transparencies, and anyone with a physical disability was out of luck.

Not anymore.

Now, ju...

March 23, 2017

Giving Justice To the Past:

Our investigation into a historic building's original hues

New paint is a given in most interior building renovations, expansions or capital improvement projects. It’s one of the quickest and most cost-effective methods to spruce up a tired in...

April 14, 2015

Join LaBella Associates for the American Jail Association's annual conference right in Charlotte, NC! The conference is a great opportunity for our criminal justice teams in both Charlotte and Rochester to come together for a few days of continuing education and listen...

February 16, 2015

Be sure to stop by LaBella's booth at the New York State Sheriff's Association Winter Conference, February 23rd- 25th at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.  Say hello to Mark Kukuvka, AIA, our county and criminal justice expert!  Mark has over 25 years of experience in desig...

January 9, 2015

Allegany County needed to bring their court into compliance with the Court Facilities Capital Plan Act of 1987. The existing courthouse is a three-story brick structure that was constructed in 1938. In 2002, LaBella Associates completed a comprehensive facilities asses...

January 9, 2015

The Monroe County Crime Laboratory is a new $30 million, four-story, 45,000 sq. ft. building that houses laboratories and lab offices.  The site selection and building design support room for expected growth of the lab. The building architecture and engineering incorpo...

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