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Front facade, Divide County Courthouse, Crosby, N.D.
Front facade, Divide County Courthouse, Crosby, N.D.
TitleFront facade, Divide County Courthouse, Crosby, N.D.
Date of Original1980-06
CreatorHalda, Bonnie J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThis exterior photograph of the Divide County Courthouse in Crosby, North Dakota shows the Classical style common to other Buechner and Orth courthouses throughout the state. The building is red brick with white limestone water line, base, pilaster caps and window sills and lintels. It has a dentiled pediment and frieze supported by single Composite Order columns and flanking brick pilasters. The tall dome tower has a round aperture at each of the cardinal points and four-over-four rectangular windows on other faces. The dome itself has bull's-eye windows on the cardinal points, paneled vaulting and a ball finial.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
County government
Subject (AAT)Classical Revival
Beaux-Arts
LocationCrosby (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32DV05-02
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
ContributorBuchner & Orth (St. Paul, Minn.)
Contributor RoleArchitect
Biography/HistoryBuilt in 1917, the Divide County Courthouse in Crosby, North Dakota, is an example of the classical style of many courthouses designed by the St. Paul, Minnesota architectural firm of Buchner and Orth between 1905 and 1919. These courthouses feature domed roofs, classical columns, skylights, murals, and wall stenciling. The courthouse was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1980-11-25.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination filed 1980-09-24.
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 (32DV0502)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32DV0502
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