Gregg County Courthouse

Gregg County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1879
County Seat: Longview
Present Status: Gone
Architect: Frederick Ernst Ruffini
Architectural Style: Second Empire
General Contractor: John McDaniel
Building Materials/Description: $13,447

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1897
County Seat: Longview
Present Status: Gone
Architectural Firm: Messer, Sanguinet and Messer
General Contractor: G.W. Donaghey
Building Materials/Description: $27,450

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1932
County Seat: Longview
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architectural Firm: Voelcker & Dixon
Architectural Style: Art Deco
General Contractor: C.S. Lambie
Building Materials/Description: Stone, brick, terra cotta. $194,500. Six story brick, terra cotta and marble courthouse that reflects the character of municipal buildings of the period with its adherence to the design motifs of the Art Moderne style.