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Brooklyn Municipal Building

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By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
1. Brooklyn Municipal Building Marker
Inscription.  
McKenzie, Voorhees and Gmelin designed this structure in a modified Roman Eclectic style. The interior marble was quarried in Tennessee and Vermont, the granite for its base in Deer Island, Maine, and most of its limestone façade in Indiana. This building was opened in 1926. It later housed most of the departments of the borough government.

Plaque presented 1967 by The New York Community Trust
 
Erected 1967 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 41.542′ N, 73° 59.429′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Joralemon Street near Court Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brooklyn Borough Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooklyn Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington A. Roebling (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Cashmore (about 500 feet

Brooklyn Municipal Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
2. Brooklyn Municipal Building
away); Where the Dodgers Made Baseball History and Jackie Robinson Changed America (about 600 feet away); United States Post Office / Main Brooklyn Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brooklyn Heights Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ponkiesberg Fortification (approx. ¼ mile away).
 
Regarding Brooklyn Municipal Building. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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