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Barnes County Courthouse, exterior view, Valley City, N.D.
Barnes County Courthouse, exterior view, Valley City, N.D.
TitleBarnes County Courthouse, exterior view, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original197-?
DescriptionThe exterior of the Barnes County Courthouse in Valley City, N.D. is a large three-story edifice with a basement. The structural system is brick and tile, and the facing is Indiana limestone. The facade is in a neo-classical style with four columns over the entry and a balustrade above the cornice. An American flag stands in front of the building, while large pine trees flank it on both sides.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Law
Subject (LCTGM)County government
Flags
Flagpoles
Trees
Subject (AAT)Neoclassical
Organization NameBarnes County Courthouse (Valley City, N.D.)
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item Number32BA746-20
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Barnes County Courthouse is a large, three-story edifice with a basement, a brick and tile structural system, and Indiana limestone facing. There are four columns above the entry, a balustrade above the cornice, a three part horizontal composition, corner pilasters, and cleanly lined fenestration. The courthouse was designed by the Minneapolis architectural firm of Toltz, King and Day and was built around 1925.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places nomination filed 1985/10/03.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (32BA746-20)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32BA74620
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