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Burke County Courthouse

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1928, Toltz, King and Day. 103 Main St. SW

Federal design inspired the red brick Burke County Courthouse, with its sandstone trim on the window sills, segmental-arched door hood, and decorative panels at the cornice line. The projecting entrance bay has second-floor offices that congregate around a central lobby so that business is conducted over a counter rather than in rooms. This is one of three North Dakota county courthouses, with Ward (WD6) and Barnes (1925; 491 2nd Avenue NW, Valley City), designed by the St. Paul firm of Toltz, King and Day.

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Author: 
Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay
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Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay, "Burke County Courthouse", [Bowbells, North Dakota], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/ND-01-BK1.

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Cover: Buildings of North Dakota

Buildings of North Dakota, Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 144-144.

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