Lake County

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Lake County is named for Twin Lakes which is located in the county.

 

Created:  November 1, 1861

County Seat:

Leadville  1861 – present

 

County Courthouse – Leadville

 

Location:  505 Harrison Avenue / West 5th Street

Built:  1954 – 1955

Style:  Modern

Architect:  R F Linstedt

Contractor:  John R Pearse

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story dark red colored brick structure. The center section is two stories with glass panels above the entrance. The north and south wings are one story. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by George E King and built in 1880. The building was remodeled following a fire in 1942. The building was demolished.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Eagle County and Summit County

E – Park County

S – Chaffeee County

W – Pitkin County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011