The Lee County Courthouse is the most architecturally sophisticated building in the county. Built during the early years of the Great Depression, the two-story buff brick courthouse is in the severe version of neoclassicism popular during the 1930s. Dominating the facade is a two-story cast-concrete Doric portico that shelters a central entrance framed by Doric pilasters and supports a brick parapet decorated with geometric motifs. A concrete frieze and cornice wrap the building below the parapet. The brick addition of 1978, more austere with plain brick walls and a deep roof overhang, is awkwardly attached to the earlier building.
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