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New York City Hall

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Identification

New York City Hall
Hall of the City of New York
265889

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Structure in General

hall
existing [completed]
granite
limestone
marble
applied masonry
renaissance revival

Usages

city hall

Facts

  • The tower topping city hall was rebuilt in 1917 after two major fires, and reclad from 1954 to 1956 with Alabama limestone above a Missouri granite base.
  • The construction of the city hall hit many delays because of political infighting, an outbreak of the Yellow Fever, and labor disputes; the hall finally opened in 1812.
  • Though the building was dedicated in 1811, it remained unfinished, and was completed the following year.
  • The exterior of this building has a French Renaissance design, while the interior is designed in the American-Georgian style.

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Location

Park Row
Steve Flanders Square at City Hall Park
10007
Civic Center
Manhattan
New York City
New York
U.S.A.

Technical Data

65.76 m
2
1803
1812

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