Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Architecture and Urban Planning Collection
Record:
Work Record ID:
5640
Reproduction Record ID:
5640
Work Class:
Architecture
Work Type:
county courthouse
Title:
Van Wert County Courthouse
Title Type:
preferred
Creator:
Thomas J. Tolan & Son, active late 19th century
Creator Dates:
1860-1890
Creator Type:
corporate
Creator Role:
architect
Date:
1874-1876
Date Type:
creation
Location:
Van Wert (Ohio)
Location Type:
site
Location:
101 E. Main Street (Van Wert, Ohio)
Style Period:
Second Empire
Culture:
American
Subject:
quoins
Subject:
National Register of Historic Places
Subject:
cornices
Subject:
mansard roofs
Subject:
balustrades
Subject:
clock towers
Subject:
dormers
Subject:
stringcourses
Subject:
pavilions (building divisions)
Subject:
Van Wert (Ohio)
Description:
The Van Wert County courthouse dominates Van Wert's business district with its impressive facade composed of galvanized iron with pressed-zinc trimmings. Because the walls are made of pressed brick, the building is fireproof. Above the entrance is an 8 foot tall statue of Justice.
Information Source:
Thrane, Susan W. County Courthouses of Ohio. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2000.
Reproduction Creator:
Deshon, Robert A., 1915-2007
Reproduction View:
Side 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.

Van Wert County Courthouse