Details for Kimble County Courthouse

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5267011708


Marker Number 11708
Atlas Number 5267011708
Marker Title Kimble County Courthouse
Index Entry Kimble County Courthouse
Address 501 Main St.
City Junction
County Kimble
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes courthouses; design and construction; Art Moderne (Architectural style)
Marker Year 2000
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion and plate
Marker Text The third courthouse to serve Kimble County, this structure was designed by San Antonio architect Henry Truman Phelps (1871-1944). Between 1904 and the early 1930s, Phelps designed courthouses in more than ten Texas counties. While he based the Kimble County courthouse on Classical plans, its features are expressive of a new era in architectural design. By the late 1920s Phelps' designs had evolved to reflect the influences of the Art Moderne style. This is evidenced by the building's geometric ornament, cast stone pilasters and stepped parapet and square pattern belt course. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-2000

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