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View, Old Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina

Old Rowan County Courthouse (Salisbury, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Old Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
County courthouses
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch1076
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Salisbury (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Rowan County Courthouse, Former (Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina)

Carpenter:
more info on Langdon, John, carpenter 
Builder-architect:
more info on Conrad, John W. 
Builder:
more info on Williams, John W. 
Built:
Street:
Main Street
Community:
Salisbury
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
The structure exemplifies the temple form courthouses constructed in North Carolina in the mid-nineteenth century, and features an exceptionally tall Doric portico.
Historical note:
The building was constructed during competition between Guilford, Davidson, and Rowan counties to build the best courthouse. The structure lies within the boundaries of the Salisbury Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Salisbury (N.C.)
Subjects:
County courthouses
Porticoes
Doric (Architectural style)
Lost architecture
Courthouses
Historic buildings
Temple-form (Architecture)
Greek revival (Architecture)

Landscape: Salisbury Historic District (Salisbury, Rowan Couty, North Carolina)

Community:
Salisbury Historic District
State:
North Carolina
Historical note:
The area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Salisbury (N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic districts
National Register of Historic Places