Historic Dallas Part 2: Old Red Courthouse

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In Part 2 of our ongoing series of historic Dallas architecture, we see the grand "Old Red Courthouse," or locally known as "Big Ol' Red". It's currently a museum for Dallas County History & Culture, and "Big" doesn't really do it justice. The thing takes up an entire city block, and looks built to withstand a siege.

For a distance perspective on the size, it dwarfs the rather tall trees surrounding it, and even surrounded by skyscrapers, it cuts an impressive figure when driving into Dallas. And when you're right in front of it, it feels like you're staring at a small mountain...(more)

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