The architects' efforts here yielded what architectural historian James D. Van Trump labeled “neo-neo-Georgian,” according to his papers at the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation. The rectangular brick building has lost the fine proportions of earlier Georgian two- to three-story buildings, and rises to four stories without considering their impact on the aesthetics. Only a simple Greek Revival porch and brick quoins break up the boxlike appearance of the courthouse. A 1983 statue of Indiana-born actor Jimmy Stewart, by sculptor Malcolm Alexander, stands in front of the courthouse. Stewart, who graduated with a degree in architecture from Princeton in 1932, has a museum dedicated to his memory on the third floor of the Indiana Free Library Building (1913, E. M. Lockard; 845 Philadelphia Street).
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