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Aransas County Courthouses

Courthouses

Aransas County Courthouse, Rockport, Texas early 1950sAransas County Courthouse - 1889.  Renaissance Revival and Moorish Revival style court house built by J. Riely Gordon.   Moorish stylistic features were composed into three- and five-part faade compositions. Polychromatic stonework, horseshoe arches, along with ogival roofs, provided a strong character for the building. Cost, $19,494.  Building was razed after the opening of the 1956 Courthouse.

Aransas County Courthouse, Rockport, Texas 1910sAransas County Courthouse, Rockport, Texas 1930sAransas County Courthouse, Rockport, Texas 1900s
Aransas County Courthouse, Rockport, Texas 1910s
Aransas County Courthouse, Rockport, Texas 1930sAransas County Courthouse, Rockport, Texas 1900s

Aransas County Courthouse ca.1960.  Photo from Texas Historic Sites Atlas.Aransas County Courthouse - 1956.  "Motel style" modern one-story, brick, concrete, and steel building with ribbon windows across the front facade and two-story slab intersecting the facade.  An addition to the building was added in 1983.

 

Location

28° 1' 14.052" N, 97° 3' 15.948" W