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Barnes County Courthouse, courtroom interior view, Valley City, N.D.
Barnes County Courthouse, courtroom interior view, Valley City, N.D.
TitleBarnes County Courthouse, courtroom interior view, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original197-
DescriptionInterior of the courtroom at the Barnes County Courthouse in Valley City, N.D. The spectator seating consists of three narrow rows of benches of a dark wood construction. The judge's bench is also a dark wood and is flanked behind by two red paneled wall sections. The ceiling features a unique design consisting of carved octagonal shapes, some of which hold recessed lighting.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Law
Subject (LCTGM)County government
Courtrooms
Subject (AAT)Neoclassical
Organization NameBarnes County Courthouse (Valley City, N.D.)
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item Number32BA746-01
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 (32BA746-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32BA74601
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