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Schuylkill County Courthouse

401 North Second Street
Pottsville PA United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1889
  Finished1891
Floor Count9
Building Uses
 - courthouse
 - government
 - office
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - clock
Architectural Style
 - romanesque

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire171 ft

Description
Architect: M.E. Beebe
Facade Supplier: Cleveland Quarries

History:
The courthouse was dedicated and opened for business on September 3, 1891 at an approximate cost of $320,000. The five-story structure was of Romanesque style and constructed from Cleveland (Ohio) sandstone. The interior was finished in natural red oak, and the offices "elegantly furnished and well-equipped with vaults and every facility for preserving County records." The building contains four courtrooms and a first-class law library.

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