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ID: 700000168Record Type: Built Work
Images: 1
Bartholomew County Courthouse (courthouse; Isaac Hodgson (American architect, born 1826 in Ireland) ; ground broken in 1871, complet...; Columbus (Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, North and Cen...)
Note: Historic courthouse located in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana. Replaced an earlier courthouse located in the middle of Central Square. This new structure was noted for being heated with steam, lighted with gas chandeliers, and being fireproof: fireproofing included the original slate roof (now copper) and a method of using dirt and sand to fill the joist space between floor and ceiling. Recognized by the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Titles:
Bartholomew County Courthouse (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Columbus Courthouse (C,U,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
courthouse [300005969] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Built Environment (hierarchy name), Single Built Works (hierarchy name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, public buildings (governmental buildings), <public buildings by function>, judicial buildings)

Classifications:
architecture (preferred)
American art

Creation Date: ground broken in 1871, completed in 1874

Creator Display:
Isaac Hodgson (American architect, born 1826 in Ireland) [preferred,VP]
architect Hodgson, Isaac (American architect, born 1826 in Ireland) [500118610]
occupant Bartholomew County Circuit Court (American court, contemporary) [500337323]
occupant Bartholomew County Superior Court (American court, contemporary) [500337322]
builders McCormack and Sweeny (American builders, 19th century) [500372568]
Locations:
Current: Columbus [7013644] Bartholomew county (county), Indiana (state), United States (nation), North and Central America (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Address Note: 39°12′4″N 85°55′17″W; 234 Washington St., Columbus, IN, 47201
Display Materials: limestone foundation, limestone and facing brick, iron roof truss
limestone [300011286]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, rock (inorganic material), sedimentary rock, <sedimentary rock by composition>, carbonate rock)
brick (clay material) [300010463]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, clay, <clay by product>)
trusses (structural elements) [300001892]
.......(Objects Facet, Components (hierarchy name), components (objects parts), <components by specific context>, architectural elements, <structural elements and components for structural elements>, structural elements, <spanning and projecting structural elements>, <trusses and truss components>)
bearing walls [300002557]
.......(Objects Facet, Components (hierarchy name), components (objects parts), <components by specific context>, architectural elements, <structural elements and components for structural elements>, structural elements, enclosing structural elements, <walls and wall components>, walls, <walls by function>)
iron (metal) [300011002]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, metal, <metal by composition or origin>, <iron and iron alloy>)

Dimensions: 2 stories
Cultures:
American (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Second Empire [300021279] (preferred,N/A)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name), <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, <modern European styles and movements>, <modern European regional styles and movements>, <modern French styles and movements>, <modern French styles by reign>)

General Subject:
architecture (preferred,isness )

Specific Subjects:
government office building [300005993]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (hierarchy name), Single Built Works (hierarchy name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, public buildings (governmental buildings), <public buildings by function>) (AAT)
trial [300069665]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (hierarchy name), events (activities), judicial events) (AAT)
historic status [300404732]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name), multidisciplinary concepts, protected status) (AAT)

Provenance: Role: occupant Owner/Agent: Bartholomew County Superior Court (Columbus Indiana) Role: occupant Owner/Agent: Bartholomew County Circuit Court (Columbus, Indiana)
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Built Works
Sources and Contributors:
Bartholomew County Courthouse........ [VP]
........ National Register of Historic Places [online] (2011-)
........ Columbus, Indiana (1980)
Columbus Courthouse........ [VP]
........ CDWA online (1995-) accessed 25 January 2011
........ National Register of Historic Places [online] (2011-)
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... National Register of Historic Places [online] (2011-) accessed 4 February 2004
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