LaPorte County Courthouse

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Coordinates: 41°36′40″N 86°43′20″W / 41.611184°N 86.722173°W / 41.611184; -86.722173

LaPorte County Courthouse
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LaPorte County Courthouse is located in Indiana
LaPorte County Courthouse
Location LaPorte, Indiana
Area 35 acres (14 ha)
Built 1892 (1892)
Architectural style Richardsonian Romanesque architecture
Part of Downtown LaPorte Historic District (#83000039[1])
Added to NRHP September 15, 1983

The LaPorte County Courthouse is a historic county courthouse in La Porte, Indiana, county seat of LaPorte County, Indiana. It was designed by Brentwood S. Tolan and built from 1892-1894. It is Richardsonian Romanesque architecture in style and was built with Lake Superior Red Sandstone. The building includes a tower with skylight, gargoyles and contains stained glass.[2] It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The courthouse is part of the Downtown LaPorte Historic District.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ http://www.in.gov/history/markers/417.htm