Hidalgo County Courthouse

Hidalgo County Courthouse, Edinburg, 1954, R. Newell Waters

In 1949 R. Newell Waters had hired a young designer from Iowa, Merle A. Simpson, in order to maintain professional currency. Simpson designed the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg for Waters, one of the first modern county courthouses in Texas when completed in 1954. Photo and Text by Stephen Fox.


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