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Photo of U.S. Green Building Council's LEEDŽ Gold rating for the Juvenile Justice Center.

Alameda County received the U.S. Green Building Council's LEEDŽ Gold rating for the Juvenile Justice Center.

Press and Awards


The Juvenile Justice Center received extensive press coverage for its pioneering green features and youth programs. Here are a few of the highlights:


Alameda County has been recognized nationally for excellence in green building design and construction. Check out some of our awards.

  • 2016 Outstanding Case Study Award, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
  • 2008 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, Sustainable Practices/Facilities
  • 2008 Environmental Design + Construction, Excellence in Design Award, Government Building
  • 2008 American Institute of Architects Justice Facility Review
  • 2008 Construction Management Association of America, Northern California Chapter, Project of the Year for Building over $20 million
  • 2008 CEMEX U.S. Building Award, Sustainability and Institutional Awards
  • 2007 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification
  • 2007 California Construction Award of Merit, Green Building
  • 2007 CSAC Host County Exemplary Program Award, Advancing Social Equity with Enlightened Construction Contracting

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