3/22/2006 Houston-- The new Harris County Civil Courthouse houses 37 courtrooms as well as offices. It is part of a master plan that includes the Family Law Center, the Criminal Justice Center and the Juvenile Justice Center. This 17 story courthouse is made of precast concrete and has a glass exterior. There are 13 elevators and 2 escalators. The lobby is 3 stories tall alone. Total cost of building the courthouse was $119 million. The courthouse is located in Downtown Houston at 201 Caroline.