Genesee County Jail

County of Genesee
Flint, Michigan

Award: 1985 AIA “Architecture for Justice Exhibit”

Project Summary Points:

CHMP as part of a Multi-Disciplined Team, Provided:

  • Surveying, Architectural, Civil Engineering and Landscape Expertise in Development of Construction Documents
  • Contract Administration

180,460 Sq. Ft. Five Story, 400 Bed Facility in the Central Business Core of Flint

  • Restricted Urban Setting Dictated a Multi-Level Solution

Design Objective

  • Consolidated Sheriff’s Department and Jail Facility With Inmates Individually Housed by Classification In Modules of Thirty
  • Dining, Visitation, Recreation, Counseling and Sick-Call occur on each floor
  • Administrative, Public and Support Areas Occur On the Lower Level
  • Secured Vehicular Sallyport and a Pedestrian Tunnel To the Existing Adjacent Courthouse for Prisoner Transfer

Completion Cost:

  • Actual: $22,000,000

Start: 1985          

Completion: 1988