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Old Courthouse

Identification

Old Courthouse
127179

Map

Structure in General

monumental hall
existing [completed]
neo-classicism

Usage

museum (preserved site)

Facts

  • Tallest building in city until the 20th century.
  • Even though the dome was not completed until 1864, the courthouse was officially opened on July 4, 1862.
  • Building was completed in multiple phases: East Wing in 1845 (Henry Singleton), Rest of the building in 1862 (Robert S. Mitchell), Dome in 1864 (William Rumbold).

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Location

Block bound by Broadway, Chestnut, Fourth, & Market
U.S.A.

Technical Data

192.00 ft
192.00 ft
1839
1864

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

electrical engineering

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
  • National landmark