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Lackawanna County Courthouse

Courthouse Square - 200 North Washington Avenue
Scranton PA United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1881
  Finished1884
Floor Count4
Building Uses
 - courthouse
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - clock
Architectural Style
 - neo-gothic


Description
Facts
- Gothic features include ornamental buttresses, tall corner towers and carved stone, while Romanesque elements include round arch windows and tower openings. The gables appear late Renaissance or Baroque in character.
- The exterior is of "yellow-bluff" West Mountain sandstone, a common building material in Scranton.
- The Lackawanna County Courthouse was designed in a Victorian Eclectic style, combining elements of Gothic, Romanesque, and Renaissance architecture.

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