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Exterior view, Foster County Courthouse, Carrington, N.D.
Exterior view, Foster County Courthouse, Carrington, N.D.
TitleExterior view, Foster County Courthouse, Carrington, N.D.
Date of Original1979-10
CreatorSchweigert, Kurt
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThis exterior photo of the Foster County Courthouse in Carrington, N.D. shows the front facade clearly. The brown brick basement rises through two additional stories to the stately done atop an octagonal brick tower. The original metal surround treatment in the central bay of the front facade flanked by brick pilasters. Pine trees flank the building, while an expanse of lawn dominates the forefront of the photograph. A single leafless branch frames the right front of the image.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
County government
Domes
Pilasters
Trees
Subject (AAT)Beaux-Arts
Neoclassical
Organization NameFoster County Courthouse (Carrington, N.D.)
LocationCarrington (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item Number32FO3-18
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
ContributorBuchner & Orth (St. Paul, Minn.)
Contributor RoleArchitects
RelationBuchner and Orth Courthouse Thematic Nomination
Biography/HistoryBuilt in 1909, The Foster County Courthouse in Carrington (N.D.) is one of thirteen county courthouses designed by the firm of Buechner and Orth, comprising one-fourth of all county courthouses in North Dakota. The structure was listed on the National Regi
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination
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 (32FO318)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32FO318
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