Wise County Courthouse-the preservation of the essence of the perfect building


To preserve Wise County's Courthouse from further deteriation is this design thesis proposal. The preparation of this program provides the first realistic opportunity to extablish goal and objectives, and project initial costs. The idea for selecting the Wise County Courthouse for a thesis is to study preservation procedures for future professional implementations. The intention is to study the historical features, evaluate current conditions, and propose solution to fufill those conditions. Although the courthouse is not in need of immediate repair it is crucial to evaluate current deteriation for future repair. The impending future of this structure depends upon the promotion of local interest that can be generated today.



Decatur (Tex.), Historic preservation, Courthouses -- Preservation