Chambers County Courthouse

Chambers County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1858
County Seat: Wallisville
Present Status: Gone. Burned 1875

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1887
County Seat: Anahuac
Present Status: Gone
Architect: August Baumbach
General Contractor: August Baumbach
Building Materials/Description: Cost to build: $7,376

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1912
County Seat: Anahuac
Present Status: Gone. Burned 1935
Architect: F. W. Steinmar
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Building Materials/Description: Brick. Cost to build: $50,000

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1936
County Seat: Anahuac
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: Cornell G. Curtis
Architectural Style: Moderne
General Contractor: WPA / Robert E. McKee
Building Materials/Description: Stone, WPA, $276,000. WPA constructed 3-story ashlar building with Moderne details and 2/2 sash steel-frame windows with horizontal muntons.


Posted on

July 16, 2017