Unsure of fate of old building
The facility features eight courtrooms and chambers for 10 judges. It replaces the federal courthouse on West Eighth Street, which closed Friday.
Judges deemed the facility, which opened in the 1930s, too small to handle a burgeoning federal docket. U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks said he didn’t know what would become of that building.
A spacious promenade
Glenn Earp of New Braunfels makes his way to the dance floor Friday during the costume party and dance for adults with disabilities.