Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Robert A. Deshon Courthouses Collection
Record:
Work Record ID:
249
Reproduction Record ID:
249
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:
mansard roofs
Subject:
National Register of Historic Places
Subject:
clock towers
Subject:
balustrades
Subject:
columns (architectural elements)
Subject:
pavilions (building divisions)
Subject:
Sidney (Ohio)
Subject:
porches
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 entrance
Reproduction View Type:
detail 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