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Brooklyn City Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

Brooklyn City Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

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Summary

Significance: Brooklyn City Hall is one of New York's finest Greek Revival buildings. Exemplifying all the hallmarks of the style with its bilateral symmetry, classical temple form with portico, trabeated windows and doors, and spare, simple ornamentation, it is outstanding for its beautiful proportions. The oldest public building in Brooklyn, it has been the home of the seat of government in the borough since 1848
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-320
Survey number: HABS NY-6260
Building/structure dates: 1849 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
King, Gamaliel
Haynes, Stephen
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Location

South Brooklyn40.69279, -73.99173
Google Map of 40.6927933, -73.9917348
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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