Fayette County

August 19, 2014

Lexington's old courthouse could be fenced off because of structural issues, other problems

During an ongoing structural and historical assessment of the 1900 building, structural engineers discovered last week that four balconies on the old Fayette County Courthouse were beginning to come away from the building. In addition, support beams for the roof of the basement that extends to Short Street also shows signs of deterioration.

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