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New York County Court House

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Court Buildings

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1903 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Cou
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
Circular buildings
unbuilt projects
Content: "New York County Court House, 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; to be 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."--printed on border.
Source note: King''s Views of New York City. (New York : M. King, c1905) King, Moses (1853-1909), Author.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 23 x 33 cm. (9 x 13 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1617190
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17097406
Barcode: 33333159153010
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb92b9b0-c55c-012f-aaf1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1903: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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 September 23, 2019. 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