Details for Collin County Prison (Atlas Number 5085000950)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5085000950


Marker Number 950
Atlas Number 5085000950
Marker Title Collin County Prison
Index Entry Collin County Prison
Address 115 S. Kentucky St.
City McKinney
County Collin
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 722226
UTM Northing 3675573
Subject Codes jails and prisons; Italianate; design and construction
Marker Year 1990
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 115 S. Kentucky St., McKinney
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Designed by F.E. Ruffini, Architect of numerous Public Buildings in Texas in the late 19th century, this High Victorian Italianate structure served as the Collin County Prison for 99 years. Completed in 1880, it was modified in 1938 with Funds from the Federal Public Works Administration. Prominent features of the building include its bracketed Cornice and Arched Windows. It is one of the few F.E. Ruffini structures remaining in the state.** Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1990***