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Old County Courthouse - Carrollton, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 33° 34.784 W 085° 04.359
16S E 678871 N 3717223
Quick Description: This old courthouse built in 1928, this is the front entrance.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/30/2018 8:33:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMZRVM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila
Views: 2

Long Description:

County of courthouse: Carroll County
Location of courthouse: Mewnan St. & Dixie St., Carrollton
Built: 1928
Architect: William J.J. Chase
Architecture Style: Italian Renaissance Revival

The front doors are steel covered in bronze, poinded art seals and designs. The doors are bordered with columns in a Italian Renaissance Revival style, bringing to mind the grand building of old Italy.

"Architect William J.J. Chase of Atlanta designed at least nine Georgia courthouses, including three on this tour. For Carroll County, he built an Italian Renaissance Revival palace with a 3,700-square-foot courtroom, one of the largest in the state. The ceiling in this room is 25 feet high. The exterior of the building exhibits many common features of the style: rusticated ground floor walls with smooth walls above, windows varying in size, shape, and ornamentation, round arches flanked by columns or pilasters, and an entry framed by pilasters supporting a full entablature." ~ Carrollton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Type of material of the door: Steel

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Other

Address or physical location:
323 Newnan St.,
(Newnan St & Dixie St.)
Carrollton, GA 30117

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