Butler County Courthouse; Butler, Pennsylvania

Butler County Courthouse; Butler, Pennsylvania

Photo: Civic Arts Project
Photo: Civic Arts Project
Basics:
Location: 40.858429777522595,
-79.89553928375244
City: Butler
State: Pennsylvania
Country: USA
Use: Courthouse
Features: Stone Facade
Features: Sandstone Facade
Features: Turret
Clock Tower
Year Built: 1885
Architect: James P. Bailey
Style: Gothic
Listing: National Register of Historic Places
Register No.: 77001132

The Butler County Courthouse serves as the anchor for the City’s main street.  Sited at the precipice of a hill and across from the town square, the building’s presence established the strong identity of the historic downtown.

Key Features:

The building faces toward the town square (westward) with a stone facade and clock tower.  The clock face itself is highly visible from most of Downtown and the surrounding hillsides.

If you go:  

The courthouse is located in the center of downtown Butler and is easily accessible from Main Street.  Main Street has multiple local shops and restaurants to visit and the primary town square is right across the street.

Links:

https://www.dot7.state.pa.us/ce_imagery/phmc_scans/H001280_01H.pdf

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