Woodbury County Courthouse

7th and Douglas Sts., Sioux City, Iowa

Photos 

Woodbury County Courthouse

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

An important monument to early modern architecture, it is one of the largest Prairie Style buildings ever erected and the only large civic structure in that style in the U.S. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS IA-82)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 18, 1973
Reference number
73000744
Architectural style
American Movement: Prairie School
Areas of significance
Art; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Courthouse; Correctional facility
Current functions
Correctional facility; Courthouse
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1918

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody

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