Bexar County Courthouse

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Bexar County Courthouse
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The Bexar County Courthouse is a historic building in Downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Bexar County Courthouse is located in Texas
Bexar County Courthouse
Bexar County Courthouse
Location Main Plaza
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Coordinates 29°25′25″N 98°29′37″W / 29.42361°N 98.49361°W / 29.42361; -98.49361Coordinates: 29°25′25″N 98°29′37″W / 29.42361°N 98.49361°W / 29.42361; -98.49361
Built 1891-1896
Architect James Riely Gordon
Architectural style Romanesque Revival
Governing body Bexar County
NRHP Reference # 77001426
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 29, 1977
Designated RTHL 1976

The Bexar County Courthouse is a historical 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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