Facing the Plaza de la Constitución (now King's Memorial State Park) , the two-story courthouse is unusually wide, thanks to the wing added in 1950 by Refugio architect Dunbar. Lacking a classical portico and a dome or cupola, the courthouse is a bit like an aggrandized high school with its raised front porch. The terra-cotta ornament, especially on the entrance porch, reflects the presence in Ayres's San Antonio office of George Willis, who had trained in Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park studio.
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Refugio County Courthouse
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