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Appellate Division of the Supreme Court

Designated Landmark, New York City

 
 
Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 17, 2012
1. Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Marker
Inscription.  This building houses the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York for the First Judicial Department, which hears appeals in civil and criminal cases from New York and Bronx Counties. Designs for the courthouse by James Brown Lord were accepted in June 1896, and the structure was occupied four years later. A feature of the building is its allegorical murals and sculptures. In 1854-55 the exterior was resurfaced and in 1956 the interior was remodeled.
 
Erected 1977.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 40° 44.53′ N, 73° 59.215′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Madison Avenue and East 25th Street on Madison Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Metropolitan Life Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); New York Life Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Avenue Centennial
Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 17, 2012
2. Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Marker
The marker is on the corner of the building, just behind the pedestrian signal.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Alan Arthur (within shouting distance of this marker); Admiral Farragut Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Glasgow Farragut (about 300 feet away); New York Life Building (about 300 feet away); Metropolitan Life Tower (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .  The 1899 Appellate Courthouse - Madison Avenue and 25th Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on March 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Entrance to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 17, 2012
3. Entrance to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court
Pediment of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 17, 2012
4. Pediment of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on March 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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