Breaking Ground

Tourist In Your Own Town #1 – Double Height Courtroom
Date: February 15, 2015
Double Height Courtroom
Time Lapse Video
Double Height Courtroom Time Lapse Video
Bexar County Romanesque Revival style Courthouse’s restored 1896-era Double Height Courtroom designed by Architect James Riely Gordon, has become the centerpiece of a state-backed $26 million historic preservation effort at the red sandstone courthouse.
1892 Double Height Courtroom Restoration

Bexar County Courthouse
100 Dolorosa Street
San Antonio, TX 78221
  • Restoration of a 1892 courtroom space to its original construction
  • Challenge of restoring to historic significance while incorporating current technology
Double Height Courtroom Rendering
Double Height Courtroom
Tourist in Your Own Town # 2 – Removal of the 1972 Building Addition
This project includes the restoration of the exterior historic masonry of the Bexar County Courthouse. Restoration includes demolition of 1968 and 1972 additions, restoration of the stone and terracotta, restoration of the existing windows, rehabilitation and reconstruction of fenestrations and replacement of missing windows.
Gondeck Demolition & Courthouse Restoration Project