Gwinnett County Courthouse

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Gwinnett Historic Courthouse
Gwinnett County Courthouse GA.jpg
Gwinnett County Courthouse with Christmas decorations.
Location Lawrenceville, Georgia
Coordinates 33°57′24″N 83°59′21″W / 33.95667°N 83.98917°W / 33.95667; -83.98917Coordinates: 33°57′24″N 83°59′21″W / 33.95667°N 83.98917°W / 33.95667; -83.98917
Built 1885
Architect E. G. Lind
Architectural style Romanesque
MPS Georgia County Courthouses TR
NRHP Reference #

80001084

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Added to NRHP September 18, 1980

The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse is an historic government building located at 185 West Crogan Street in Lawrenceville in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The original county courthouse burned in 1872. The present day Courthouse was built in 1885. It served as the center of county business for over a century. As the population of the county grew, the Courthouse could no longer handle all of the county's business. In 1988, Gwinnett County moved the majority of its operations into the new Justice and Administration Building located at 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. The old Courthouse underwent a lengthy three year renovation starting in 1989. It reopened on July 3, 1992 as the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. Today, it serves as a rental venue for weddings, concerts, conferences, and other special events. It is one of the parks maintained by the Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Department.

On September 18, 1980, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
Gwinnett County Courthouse from West Crogan Street.