AOC - California Court of Appeals, 4th
Appellate District 601 W. Santa Ana Boulevard Santa Ana, CA 92701
General Contractor: Heery International, Inc. - Los Angeles,
California Architect: Carrier Johnson - San Diego,
California Contract Value: $675,000.00 Year Completed:
Work Performed: Part of a $26 Million
dollar project, the 51,000 square foot building is nestled in the Historic
Downtown District of Santa Ana. The upper floors consists primarily Justice
Chambers and Clerical Offices each receiving several different profiles of
running trim including window sills and casing, base board, and crown molding.
The Presiding Judges Chamber also houses radius crown molding and window sills.
The Staff Lounge and Coffee Bars feature plastic laminate casework with solid
surface countertops. In addition both the private and common Restrooms feature
solid surface countertops with multiple mirrors framed in Rift White Oak
The courtroom houses premium grade Rift White Oak
Paneling that is sequenced matched through out including the passage doors
creating a continuous match. A band of Fabric wrapped acoustic wall panels were
integrated into the wall panel design giving both contrast and acoustic value.
The Judges Bench is a combination of materials including sequenced rift white
oak on the interior and polished slate on the exterior. The audience is seated
on century old church pews that SMI restored to match the interior finishes.
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One of the project high lights is the wall
panels in the main entry and corridor. These are metal clad wood panels
installed in a shingle like fashion with accent lighting through out finished
to emulate a "Weathered Feel". SMI partnered with Faux Masters of Yorba Linda,
CA and Carrier Johnson to create this unusual and artistic finish that echo's
the historic feel of Downtown Santa Ana.
SMI Architectural Millwork -
2116 W. Chestnut Ave., Santa Ana , CA 92703 - Phone: 714-567-0112 Fax: