Medina County

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Medina County is named for the capital of the Al Madinah Province in western Saudi Arabia.

 

Created:  February 18, 1812

County Seat: 

Medina  1812 – present

 

Old County Courthouse – Medina 

 

Location:  93 Public Square / East Liberty Street

Built:  1841 – 1842

Style:  Greek Revival and Victorian

Architect:  D H Weed

Contractor:  D H Weed

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick, stone and wood structure. The west front has a wide porch with projecting rectangular towers on either side. The towers have mansard roofs. Above the porch rises a square clock tower with dome at the top. The building was remodeled in 1873. The architect was T Dudley Allen. Additions to the building were made in 1906, 1933 and 1951.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1821.

 

County Courthouse – Medina 

 

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Location:  93 Public Square / East Liberty Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  William Boyd Huff

Contractor:  E Alessio Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a large portico supported by four white colored columns rising to a wide pediment with clock at the roof line. The recessed door is framed in white colored wood. A wide cornice runs below the flat roof line. An addition was added in 2011. The architect was Silling Associates, Inc. On the south side of the building is the Prosecutors Office constructed in 1999 to 2000. The architect was Richard L Bower + Associates and the contractor was Lakewest Construction Company.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lorain County and Cuyahoga County

E – Summit County

S – Wayne County

W – Ashland County and Lorain County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2011