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Boone County Courthouse

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1916–1917, Norman T. Vorse. Northwest corner of 3rd and State streets

The Beaux-Arts courthouse has a pronounced rusticated stone base. Above the raised basement is a central two-story colonnade of eight columns. Behind the colonnade, a loggialike effect is created by two stories of windows and a repeat of lunettes. The corners of the building are treated as end pavilions with stone walls articulated by horizontal coursing.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Boone County Courthouse", [Boone, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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