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Texas Supreme Court

Austin

Location:  201 West 14th Street

Built:  1988 – 1992

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Brooks / Collier and Emerson-Fehr

Contractor:  SAE 1 Spaw Glass Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story stone, glass and concrete structure/ The building faces east onto the north lawn of the State Capitol. The east front is faced with pink colored ganite. The central entrance  has vertical dividers with a glass panel entrance. The Supreme Court Chamber is along the south side of the entrance lobby and the Court of Criminal Appeals Chamber is located along the north side. The Supreme Court Building dates from 1956 to 1992 with most of the building completed between 1988 and 1992. The roof line is flat. The building is connected on the west side to an eight story modern structure.

 

See:  The Supreme Court is located in Travis County.

 

Texas State Capitol – Austin

 

 

Location:  1100 Congress Avenue / Lavaca Street

Built:  1882 – 1888

Style:  Beau Arts / Italian Renaissance Revival

Architect:  Elijah E Meyers

Contractor:  Local trades and labor

 

Description:  The building faces south and is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The Supreme Court courtroom is located on the northwest side of the third story. The courtroom served from 1888 to 1959 and is now a meeting room. There are walnut furnishings, drapery and fine wool carpeting. The Court of Criminal Appeals courtroom is located on the northeast side of the third story. The courtroom served from 1891 to 1959 and is now a meeting room. There are oak furnishings and curved attorney’s table.

 

Court Administration Building – Austin

 

 

Location:  205 West 14th Street / Lavac Street

Built:  1988 – 1992

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Brooks / Collier

Contractor:  SAE 1 Spaw Glass Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces north and is an eight story concrete and glass structure. The building is connected to the Supreme Court Building on the east side and the Daniel Price Sr, Building on the west side. The building is named as the Tom C Clark Building.

 

Third Court of Appeals – Austin

 

 

Location:  209 West 14th Street / Lavac Street

Built:  1984 – 1986

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a nine story, stone, glass and concrete structure. The first and second stories are clad with pink colored stone. The top two stories are recessed. The windows are vertical and the roof line is flat. The building houses the Third Court of Appeals on the first story. The building is named as the Daniel Price Sr. State Building.

 

 

 

Supreme Court Building

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court Chamber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Court of Criminal Appeals Chamber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Supreme Court Chamber – State Capitol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Court of Criminal Appeals Chamber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Court Administration Building

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Court of Appeals

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2014, 2017 and 2019