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 an 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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