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El Paso County – El Paso

County Courthouse – El Paso ( Eighth Court of Appeals )

Location:  500 East San Antonio Avenue / South Kansas Street

Built:  1990 – 1992

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Garland & Hilles/Fischer Cordova Partners

Contractor:  Charter Builders, Inc. ( Robert Navarro & Associates Engineering, Inc. )

Description:  The building faces north and is a twelve story glass, steel and concrete style structure. The building is located in the center of the city. The north front has a Mission style red colored brick wing with the main entrance. The building houses the Eighth Court of Appeals located on the twelfth story..

 

See:  The El Paso County courthouse is located in El Paso.

 

Old County Jail – San Elizario

 

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Location:  1551 Main Street / Alarcon Road

Built:  1850

Style:  Spanish Adobe

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown
Description:  The building faces east and is a one story adobe brick and log structure. The building is located in the center of San Elizario. The rectangular shaped building has wood doors and cottonwood logs extending from the upper section. The roof line is flat. The building served as the county jail from 1850 to 1866 and from 1868 to 1873. The courtroom was also located here. The building is now a museum.

 

 

Eighth Court of Appeals – El Paso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old County Jail – San Elizario

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2019