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First steps taken in courthouse restoration project

Old Nueces County Courthouse
Posted at 4:24 PM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 19:09:55-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Nueces County commissioners took the first steps in restoring the old county courthouse.

Today, the county approved the search for a structural engineer and preservation architect to assess the building and protect it from further damage.

Those assessments will be paid for through a grant from the Texas Historical Commission.

Commissioners hope to find a developer interested in turning the building into a boutique hotel.