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.


Posted on

July 17, 2017