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Woodbury County Courthouse

620 Douglas St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1247
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The architecture is amazing...

Proud of this place. Very cool building and well maintained. You go through security when you are... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Amy D
Sioux City, United States
Amazing Prairie Style Courthouse

The Woodbury County Courthouse is a treasure. It is supposedly the example of Prairie Architecture... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
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“prairie style” (2 reviews)
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620 Douglas St, Sioux City, IA 51101-1247
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Proud of this place. Very cool building and well maintained. You go through security when you are in here - so be ready for that. Love going down here. Jury duty, turn in absentee ballots, or just look around...it is gorgeous.

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Woodbury County Courthouse is a treasure. It is supposedly the example of Prairie Architecture in the world. It was designed by Architect William L. Steele, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. The outside is adorned with great carved panels over the entrances. Inside, intricate...More

Thank mrsnelsonplays
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This courthouse is an amazing site to see. It is absolutely beautiful. If you like old buildings you will love this.

Thank Larry I
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Studying the outer architecture and the stunning paintings in the foyer is an art education in itself.

1  Thank polandgirl
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This building is a Sioux City gem The detail of this building inside and out is stunning. The frescoes on the walls are breath taking. And the marble floors and stairs are rich.

1  Thank Jerri C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very "art deco" courthouse. Great architecture outside and throughout inside. Amazing work on every floor. Must pass through security to gain access.

1  Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 8 September 2016

One of the more beautiful buildings you will see anywhere. Take time to walk around the building both inside and outside. Work is currently being done on the exterior. Entrance through security is on the north side of the building. Take an hour to explore...More

1  Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I married a Sioux City young man over 50 years ago. So whenever we go I try to see the Woodbury County Courthouse. I had never seen this type of architecture and each time I go I find something different. You can see the influence...More

1  Thank jerseygirl4491
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The Woodbury county courthouse is a neat building for an architecture buff to see - beautiful domed main area. Neat brickwork inside and out. Not much there to see for anyone else.

Thank BikeHawk
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Although not worth going out of the way to see (unless you happen to be a felon going on trial), the interior of this building is quite beautiful. Great stained glass windows and heavily paneled walls.

Thank damg
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27 December 2015|
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