Dallas County Courthouse (Texas)

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Dallas County Courthouse
Dallas County Courthouse - Old Red.jpg
Dallas County Courthouse
Old Red is located in Texas
Old Red
Old Red
Location 100 South Houston Street
Dallas, Texas
Coordinates 32°46′43.09″N 96°48′26.19″W / 32.7786361°N 96.8072750°W / 32.7786361; -96.8072750Coordinates: 32°46′43.09″N 96°48′26.19″W / 32.7786361°N 96.8072750°W / 32.7786361; -96.8072750
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1891
Architect Orlopp & Kusener
Architectural style Richardsonian Romanesque
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 76002019[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 12, 1976
Designated RTHL 1977

The Dallas County Courthouse, built in 1892 of red sandstone rusticated marble accents, is a historic governmental building located at 100 South Houston Street in Dallas, Texas. Also known as the Old Red Courthouse, it is now the Old Red Museum, a local history museum. It was designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture by architect Max A. Orlopp, Jr.of the Little Rock, Arkansas based firm Orlopp & Kusener. In 1966 it was replaced by a newer courthouse building nearby. On December 12, 1976, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. In 2005-2007 the building was renovated.[1][2][3] [4][5]

Dallas County Courthouse (postcard, circa 1909)

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