1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description:

Photograph of a restoration project under way on the 1890 - 1891 Classic Revival style Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas.
The original design was Classic Revival Style, with a clock and bell tower. A tornado toppled the tower and buried the bell in the lawn. The clock and bell tower were replaced with a dome and clocks. Re-modeled in the 1930s with out many changes of outside appearance. Today the Colorado County courthouse is still an example of the Classic Revival style.

Creator(s): Bell, Jim
Location(s): United States - Texas - Colorado County - Columbus
Creation Date: November 4, 2009
Partner(s):
Private Collection of Jim Bell
Collection(s):
Jim Bell Texas Architecture Photograph Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 16
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 4, 2009
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Colorado County - Columbus
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Photograph of a restoration project under way on the 1890 - 1891 Classic Revival style Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas.
The original design was Classic Revival Style, with a clock and bell tower. A tornado toppled the tower and buried the bell in the lawn. The clock and bell tower were replaced with a dome and clocks. Re-modeled in the 1930s with out many changes of outside appearance. Today the Colorado County courthouse is still an example of the Classic Revival style.

Note:

The original architect was Eugene Heiner.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

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Keyword(s): clocks
Partner:
Private Collection of Jim Bell
Collection:
Jim Bell Texas Architecture Photograph Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth118824
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image