June 2011

A piece of American history

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Steinrock Roofing & Sheet Metal restores a historic copper roof

by Ashley St. John
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In downtown Newnan, Ga., Coweta County Courthouse's copper domed bell tower is difficult to miss, rising more than 100 feet with clocks on all four sides. The neoclassical revival-style courthouse, designed by J.W. Golucke and built in 1904, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

The building became vacant in 2006 when the Superior Court moved to the newly constructed Coweta County Justice Center. Coweta County voters approved a sixth special-purpose local-option sales tax that included the courthouse's restoration. Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architecture, Atlanta, was hired to lead the Coweta County Courthouse renovations and restore the building to its original beauty.

Photos courtesy of Steinrock Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., Louisville, Ky.

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Coweta County Courthouse

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