Mesa County

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Mesa

Mesa County is named for the mesa formations which are widespread through the area.

 

Created:  February 14, 1883

County Seat:

Grand Junction  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Grand Junction

 

Location:  544 Rood Avenue / North 6th Street

Built:  1922 – 1924

Style:  Neo- Classical Revival

Architect:  Eugene C Groves

Contractor:  J Everett Young Construction Service of Denver

 

Description: The building faces south and is a two story dark buff colored brick and stone structure. The south front has a central entrance on the first story. On the second story are large arched windows with double columns between. Below the roof line is a projecting cornice. The roof line is flat. An addition was constructed on the north side in 1964. The architect was Robert A Van Deusen.

 

County Justice Center – Grand Junction 

 

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Location:  125 North Spruce Street / Rood Avenue

Built:  1998 – 2000

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Dillon-Hunt PC and Blythe Design Company

Contractor:  FCI Constructors, Inc.

 

Description: The building faces east and is a three story dark red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The east front has a central semicircular section rising two stories with entrances on the north and south and large glass panels. Along the east side are recessed windows on the first story with brick pillars. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Garfield County

E – Pitkin County, Gunnison County, Delta County and Montrose County

S – Montrose County

W – San Juan County, Utah, Grand County, Utah and Uintah County, Utah

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011