AUSTIN (KVUE) — The Travis County Heman Marion Sweatt Courthouse is a Downtown Austin landmark used as the civil and family courthouse, but like most buildings constructed in 1931 it needs some work.
For instance, earlier this month a hot water heater burst flooding parts of the 4th floor.
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“It is in disrepair, it is overwhelmed, it is unsafe. And it is time to replace it,” said Genevieve Van Cleve, Campaign Manager for the Civil and Family Courthouse Bond Campaign.