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A view of the old and new in Dallas, Texas: The Old Red Courthouse and Fountain Place skyscraper stand out against a beautiful blue sky.

Originally functioning as the Dallas County Courthouse, the Old Red Courthouse building now houses the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau Visitor Information Center. The building was constructed in 1893 in the Romanesque style (resembling a castle) with Pecos red sandstone, Texas red granite, and Arkansas blue granite.

Constructed in 1986, the 62-story Fountain Place building was designed by Henry Cobb of I.M. Pei & Partners. Based on the diagonal of a double square, he described the building as "what's left after carving into a square prism."