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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° 41.558′ N, 73° 59.416′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Joralemon Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brooklyn Municipal Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooklyn Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington A. Roebling (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Cashmore (about 400 feet away); Where the Dodgers Made Baseball History and Jackie Robinson Changed America (about 500
Brooklyn Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Brooklyn Borough Hall
feet away); United States Post Office / Main Brooklyn Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brooklyn Heights Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Saviour (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia Article on Brooklyn, New York. (Submitted on June 29, 2009.)
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsNotable Buildings
 
Brooklyn Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Brooklyn Borough Hall
Brooklyn Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
4. Brooklyn Borough Hall
The grand colonnaded entrance facing Columbus Park
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By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
5. Gettysburg Address marker
For reasons unexplained, this marker is on the Columbus Park side of the building.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 891 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on June 2, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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