“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Brooklyn Borough Hall

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By R. C., June 20, 2009
1. Brooklyn Borough Hall Marker
Inscription. Brooklyn's oldest building, this porticoed Greek Revival structure, designed by Gamaliel King, was built in 1846-51 as Brooklyn's City Hall. The cupola was added in 1898 when Brooklyn was consolidated into Greater New York City, and the building became Borough Hall. Restored in 1989, it houses the offices of The Brooklyn Borough President.
Erected 1990 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Location. 40° 41.544′ N, 73° 59.43′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Joralemon Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Where the Dodgers Made Baseball History and Jackie Robinson Changed America (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brooklyn Heights Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ponkiesberg Fortification (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Saviour (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cobble Hill Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); 155 - 157 - 159 Willow Street
Brooklyn Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Brooklyn Borough Hall
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Four Chimneys (approx. half a mile away); Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . .
1. Brooklyn Borough Hall. This building was originally built as Brooklyn's City Hall and contained the offices of the Mayor and the City Council as well as a courtroom and a jail. This was typical of early nineteenth century city halls, which contained all of the functions of city government within one building. (Submitted on June 29, 2009.) 

2. Wikipedia Article on Brooklyn, New York. (Submitted on June 29, 2009.)
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
Brooklyn Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
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3. Brooklyn Borough Hall
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