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Municipal Building

 
 
Municipal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Daniele Gates, July 31, 2010
1. Municipal Building Marker
Inscription. Designed for the offices of city government, this granite structure was completed in 1913 from plans by McKim, Mead, and White. The symbolic figure, civic fame, atop the tower and the other sculptured elements are the work of Adolf Alexander Weinman. An estimated weight of 165,000 tons is supported by 106 pneumatic cassions sunk 112 feet below water level.
 
Erected 1961 by New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 42.782′ N, 74° 0.225′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Centre Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Centre Street, New York NY 10007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Surrogates Court (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civic Center (about 300 feet away); The Rotunda (about 300 feet away); Horace Greeley (about 300 feet away); Joseph Pulitizer (about 300 feet away); First National Sunday School Convention (about 400 feet away); Sugar House - Prison Window (about 400 feet away); "Sankofa" (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Manhattan Municipal Building - New York City Government.
Municipal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Daniele Gates, July 31, 2010
2. Municipal Building Marker
(Submitted on August 12, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Manhattan Municipal Building - Wikipedia. Includes photo of Civic Fame Statue. (Submitted on August 12, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Daniele Gates of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Daniele Gates of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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