El Paso County Courthouse

El Paso County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1850
County Seat: San Elizario
Present Status: Gone

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1866
County Seat: Ysleta
Present Status: Gone
Contractor: J.W. Angus
Building Materials/Description: Sandstone, $14,495

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1871
County Seat: Ysleta
Present Status: Gone

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1886
County Seat: EL Paso
Present Status: Gone
Architect: Alfred Giles
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Building Materials/Description: Stone, 3 story, tower, turrets, $135,000

5th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1917
County Seat: El Paso
Present Status: Gone. Part of the 1980 remodeling
Architect: Henry Charles Trost
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Building Materials/Description: $1 Million

6th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1980
County Seat: El Paso
Present Status: Gone. Demolished. Remodeled 1917 courthouse.
Architectural Style: Moderne
Building Materials/Description: Brick, concrete, steel

7th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1991
County Seat: El Paso
Present Status: Existing. Active
Architectural Firm: Garland & Hilles-Fischer Cordova
Architectural Style: Post Modern
Building Materials/Description: Glass, steel, concrete