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Bexar County Courthouse, San Antonio
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The Bexar County Courthouse is a historic building in downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA.The building was designed by architect J. Riely Gordon, and borders Main Plaza, along with such other architectural landmarks as the Cathedral of San Fernando. The style is Romanesque Revival, and the main material used is red sandstone. Ground was broken for Gordon's structure on August 4, 1891, and the cornerstone was laid December 17, 1892. After several delays, construction was fully completed in 1896. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.The Courthouse currently functions as the County Seat of Bexar County.
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  • The old courthouse is the largest and oldest continuously operating historic courthouse in Texas designed in Romanesque style by James Riely Gordon distinguish itself from all the other buildings beca...  more »
  • This is a beautiful area of downtown and not far from the river walk. Parking can be tricky at times but worth it. There is a family park not to far from the courthouse. I recommend taking an afternoo...  more »
  • The Hidalgo Foundation has renovated parts of the Bexar County Courthouse making it a bit of a museum and a courthouse. Cases are still heard here, but the details of the interior make it a great plac...  more »