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Courthouses I have known

(on this page, "hi res" photos are generally 2500 x 1650)

Pittsburgh

Stunning Romanesque revival style in the old county courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh. (full res)

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Two-frame stitched tiltorama(?) of the old county courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh. (full res)

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Adams County courthouse in Decatur, Indiana. (hi res)

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Wayne County courthouse in Wooster, Ohio has the best sculptures I've seen on a courthouse, at least low enough that you can see them. More telamon (or atlas) columns are at the side entrance. (hi res)

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Old Montgomery County courthouse in Dayton, Ohio. (hi res)

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Tipton County courthouse in Tipton, Indiana. (hi res)

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Tipton County courthouse in Tipton, Indiana. (hi res)

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Licking County courthouse in Newark, Ohio, decked out for the holidays. (hi res)

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Howard County courthouse in Kokomo, Indiana, an unusual but uninspiring Art Deco replacement for the original building. (hi res)

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Miami County courthouse in Peru, Indiana. (hi res)

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Auglaize County courthouse in Wapakoneta, Ohio. (hi res)

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State capitol in Indianapolis, Indiana. (hi res)

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State capitol in Columbus, Ohio, decked out for the holidays. (hi res)

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Ohio state courthouse Art Deco figure. The base says "The whole fabric of society rests upon labor." Judging by the statue, it rests upon a couple of Doberman pinschers. (hi res)

Columbus skyline, with the state courthouse

Ohio state court building is the low box on the left. (hi res)

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Miami County courthouse in Troy, Ohio. (hi res)

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Miami County courthouse in Troy, Ohio at night. (hi res)

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Clark County courthouse in Springfield, Ohio, with saucer dome. (hi res)

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Shelby County courthouse in Sidney, Ohio. (hi res)

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Morrow County courthouse in Mount Gilead, Ohio. (hi res)

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Madison County courthouse in London, Ohio. (hi res)

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Allen County courthouse in Lima, Ohio. (hi res)

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Allen County courthouse in Fort Wayne, Indiana. (hi res)

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Allen County courthouse in Fort Wayne, Indiana. (hi res)

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Allen County courthouse in Fort Wayne, Indiana. (hi res)

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Noble County courthouse in little Albion, Indiana is Romanesque genius. (hi res)

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DeKalb County courthouse in Auburn, Indiana, a stately Italianate. (hi res)

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LaGrange County courthouse in the jungles of Lagrange, Indiana. (hi res)

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Kosciusko County courthouse in Warsaw, Indiana is one of my favorites. (hi res)

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Kosciusko County "Justice Building" in Warsaw, Indiana. Not one of my favorites. (hi res)

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Steuben County courthouse circle, Angola, Indiana (the modest little courthouse is on the right). (hi res)

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The Second Empire-style Logan County courthouse in Bellefontaine, Ohio. (hi res)

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Hamilton County courts in Cincinnati, Ohio is an Art Deco skyscraper, but was not purpose-built for the county. (hi res)

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Whitley County courthouse in Columbia City, Indiana, a nice "municipal" version of Italianate. (hi res)

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Lorain County courthouse in Elyria, Ohio, a lackluster neoclassical across from a nice park. (hi res)

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Elkhart County courthouse in Goshen, Indiana, a stately building with nods to Greek and Italianate styles. (hi res)

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Marshall County courthouse in Plymouth, Indiana, a bit overgrown, with a more modern addition on the right. (hi res)

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Hamilton County courthouse, Noblesville, Indiana, a Second Empire masterpiece in the golden glow of twilight. (hi res)

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Fulton County courthouse in Rochester, Indiana, a rare Romanesque castle. (hi res)

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Van Wert County courthouse, Van Wert, Ohio, a soggy Second Empire with no lawn. (hi res)

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Van Wert County courthouse in Van Wert, Ohio. (hi res)

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St. Joseph County courthouse in South Bend, an Rennaissance Revival... I think. (hi res)