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By Robyn Beaver

A hundred best homes from Down below is a suite of a hundred initiatives from the simplest architects and interior decorators in Australia and New Zealand. integrated are; seashore bachs, urban residences, kingdom retreats, suburban houses with a twist, vacation shacks, and masses extra. This e-book is bound to satisfaction even the main jaded architectural palate. ''Down Under'' structure is certainly special, no matter if because of the astounding ocean, mountain or panorama perspectives, the shrewdpermanent use of indigenous or neighborhood fabrics, or artistic responses to demanding situations of weather and placement. it really is consistently evolving, and more and more the beneficial recipient of shut overseas scrutiny. awarded with lovely colour photographs and plans, in addition to touch info for the entire architects and architects represented, a hundred best homes from Down less than is a superb source booklet for would-be renovators and dreamers alike.

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The treasurer later confessed to embezzling $1,000, and it was believed that the robbery was an inside job, but the allegedly corrupt county officials were never brought to justice. Arrival of a new sheriff and prosecutor in 1884 in an upset election meant that the outlaws’ days were numbered. Three grand juries were called to look into killings, robberies, and arson. Attention turned to Carr and his “soiled doves,” some of whom were arrested and convicted in 1885. He was tried for the death of a female employee, whom Carr beat with brass knuckles.

The legislators enjoyed good food, drink, and laughter as the gape-jawed Niles delegation looked on with longing eyes. The next morning the committee voted against Niles, and Governor Stevens T. Mason later approved the act moving the county seat to Berrien Springs. Gilbert Avery, a local master builder, built the 1839 Berrien Springs Courthouse. Its style is elegant Greek Revivalist featuring four large columns and mainly wooden materials painted white on the outside. It measures sixty by forty by twenty-four feet, with a sixteen-foot belfry capping the roof.

Layers of paint were removed from the judge’s bench, revealing the original oak finish. Two large pillars inside the courtroom bear ornate cast iron capitals. Intricate metalworking also adorns radiators in the courtroom. A great challenge was installing an elevator to make the building barrier-free. New doors and windows were installed. Finally, the face of the clock tower was restored, along with the wooden statue of Justice, a blind lady in a tunic holding a sword in her right hand and scales in her left hand.

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