Guadalupe County Courthouse

Guadalupe County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1857
County Seat: Seguin
Present Status: Gone. Demolished.
Architectural Style: Italianate
Building Materials/Description: 64′ x 40′ x 2 story concrete.

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1858
County Seat: Seguin
Present Status: Gone. Demolished.
Architectural Style: Italianate
Building Materials/Description: 64′ x 40′ x 2 story concrete. Alfred Giles may have remodeled this structure.

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1889
County Seat: Seguin
Present Status: Gone.
Architect: Alfred Giles
Architectural Style: Italianate
General Contractor: S. White
Building Materials/Description: Stone, 3 story, tower

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1935
County Seat: Seguin
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: L.M. Wirt
Architectural Style: Art Deco
General Contractor: K.B. Key
Building Materials/Description: Beautiful three story plus raised basement limestone building made up of three “blocks” with vertical steel casement windows and a decorative frieze in the Art Deco style. Frieze and spandrel panels depict allegorical images of Liberty, Justice. $300,000.