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New York County Court House.

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801337
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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Court Buildings

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1903
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Cou
Topics
Architectural decorations & ornaments -- New York (State) -- New York
Automobiles -- New York (State) -- New York
Courthouses -- New York (State) -- New York
Government facilities -- New York (State) -- New York
City & town life -- New York (State) -- New York
Facades -- New York (State) -- New York
Notes
Content : "… to be erected in new Civic Centre, along Centre St. north of the Municipal Building, from plans by Guy Lowell, on site having area of 115 city lots, costing $7,568,500; tobe surrounded by a circular street 140 ft. wide, with boulevard 125 ft. wide leading to Manhattan Bridge. The building, to cost from $17,000,000 to $25,000,000, will be 700 ft. in diameter and 200 ft. high; four main entrances, each 43 ft. wide and four 13 ft. wide, leading to central hall 150 ft. in diameter ; from which elevators reach the upper floors ; between the elevators and the court rooms will be an annular air-shaft 32 ft. wide; 16 court rooms on each floor, each two stories high, opening on the outside of the building, and a gallery opening on th air-shaft, with counsel and witness rooms under the gallery; plan inspired by the Coliseum."

Source note: King''s Views of New York City. (New York : M. King, c1905) King, Moses (1853-1909), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 23 x 33 cm. (9 x 13 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1617190
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17097406
Barcode : 33333159153010
UUID: cb92b9b0-c55c-012f-aaf1-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1903: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "New York County Court House." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1903. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cc8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "New York County Court House." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cc8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1903). New York County Court House. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cc8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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New York County Court House.