Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Architecture and Urban Planning Collection
Record:
Work Record ID:
5603
Reproduction Record ID:
5603
Work Class:
Architecture
Work Type:
county courthouse
Title:
Muskingum County Courthouse
Title Type:
preferred
Creator:
Myer, H.E., 1837-1881
Creator Dates:
1837-1881
Creator Type:
personal
Creator Role:
architect
Date:
1874-1877
Date Type:
creation
Location:
Zanesville (Ohio)
Location Type:
site
Location:
401 Main Street (Zanesville, Ohio)
Style Period:
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Style Period:
Second Empire
Culture:
American
Subject:
National Register of Historic Places
Subject:
mansard roofs
Subject:
clock towers
Subject:
pavilions (building divisions)
Subject:
hood moldings
Subject:
Zanesville (Ohio)
Description:
"The limestone building, with mansard roof characteristic of the Second Empire architectural style and interconnected hood moldings on the first and second floors indicating Italianate influences, rests on a stone foundation with the tower rising to 156 feet. The main entrance is located in a projecting pavilion which forms the base for the two stage clock tower that rises about 40 feet above the roof's line culminating with a dome of four sides topped with iron cresting and a weathervane."
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.

Muskingum County Courthouse