Starr County Courthouse

Starr County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1854
County Seat: Rio Grande City
Present Status: Existing. Privately owned warehouse.
General Contractor: Miflin Kenedy
Building Materials/Description: 2-story

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1886
County Seat: Rio Grande City
Present Status: Gone
General Contractor: S. W. Brooks
Building Materials/Description: $20,000

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1939
County Seat: Rio Grande City
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: Stanley Bliss
Architectural Style: Moderne
General Contractor: H.H. Moeller
Building Materials/Description: WPA construction. 3 story brick structure with limestone banding and low-relief cornice. Steel casement windows; flat roof. $115,000