Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Architecture and Urban Planning Collection
Record:
Work Record ID:
5529
Reproduction Record ID:
5529
Work Class:
Architecture
Work Type:
county courthouse
Title:
Shelby County Courthouse
Title Type:
preferred
Creator:
Maetzel, George H., 1837-1891
Creator Dates:
1837-1891
Creator Type:
personal
Creator Role:
architect
Date:
1881-1883
Date Type:
creation
Location:
Sidney (Ohio)
Location Type:
site
Location:
129 E. Court Street (Sidney, Ohio)
Style Period:
Second Empire
Culture:
American
Subject:
National Register of Historic Places
Subject:
columns (architectural elements)
Subject:
porches
Subject:
mansard roofs
Subject:
balustrades
Subject:
clock towers
Subject:
pavilions (building divisions)
Subject:
Sidney (Ohio)
Description:
The present Shelby County courthouse was completed in 1883 by architect George Maetzel. The courthouse is surrounded by impressive buildings in multiple architectural styles with its central location in the business district. It represents the Second Empire style and features four identical facades, as well as a centrally placed clock tower that rises from the mansard roof.
Information Source:
Thrane, Susan W. County Courthouses of Ohio. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2000.
Reproduction Creator:
Deshon, Robert A., 1915-2007
Reproduction View:
Front facade
Reproduction View Type:
exterior view
Reproduction Information Source:
Ohio Historical Society
Reproduction Rights Statement:
These images are for non-profit use educational use. Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of material in physical or digital form requires prior written permission from the copyright holder.

Shelby County Courthouse