Boulder County

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Boulder

Boulder County is named for the abundance of granite boulders along Boulder Creek.

 

Created:  November 1, 1861

County Seat:

Boulder  1861 – present

 

County Courthouse – Boulder

 

Location:  1325 Pearl Street / 13th Street

Built:  1933 – 1934

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Glen H Huntington

Contractor:  Frank B Anderson

 

Description: The building faces south and is a four story yellow colored flagstone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The central on the south side is recessed with a glass panel above. The building is tiered with a central tower rising to a clock. The windows are vertical with panels between.

 

 County Hall of Justice  - Boulder     

 

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Location:  14th Street / Spruce Street

Built:  1961 – 1961

Style:  Modern

Architect:   Hobart D Wagener

Contractor:   Lobco Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces east and is a three story stone, concrete and glass structure. The rectangular building is on the east side of the courthouse. The windows are vertical with black panels between. The roof line is flat.

                   

County Justice Center  – Boulder           

 

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Location:  1777 6th Street / Boulder Canyon Drive

Built:  1973 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Hobart D Wagener, Lesher & Mahoney Inc. and DLR Group

Contractor:   Mead & Mount Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story glass and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds to the west of the center of the city. The east front has a plaza with a north wing and south wing. The west side has a recessed entrance with four high columns rising to the roof line. The south wing is gray colored concrete with vertical windows. The west section and north wing have glass paneled walls. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The cost of construction was $5,888,000.

  

Courts Building  – Longmont

 

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Location:  1035 Kimbark Street / 10th Avenue

Built:  2000 – 2001

Style:  Modern

Architect:  County Architect Division

Contractor:  Saunders Construction Inc. of Centennial

 

Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The southeast entrance has glass doors and glass panels above. There is a large extended canopy. The roof line is flat. The building is located in Longmont to the northeast of Boulder.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Larimer County  

E – Weld County and Broomfield County

S – Jefferson County and Gilpin County

W – Grand County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Hall of Justice

 

 

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County Justice Center

 

 

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Courts Building – Longmont

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2016