Staten Island Borough Hall

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Staten Island Borough Hall
SI Boro Hall jeh.JPG
Richmond Terrace facade
Staten Island Borough Hall is located in New York City
Staten Island Borough Hall
Location 10 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, New York
Coordinates 40°38′33″N 74°4′35″W / 40.64250°N 74.07639°W / 40.64250; -74.07639Coordinates: 40°38′33″N 74°4′35″W / 40.64250°N 74.07639°W / 40.64250; -74.07639
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha) (including neighboring courthouse)
Built 1906
Architect Carrere & Hastings
Architectural style Beaux Arts, French Renaissance
NRHP reference # 83004150[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 6, 1983 (as Staten Island Borough Hall and Richmond County Courthouse)
Designated NYCL March 23, 1982

Staten Island Borough Hall is the primary municipal building for the borough of Staten Island in New York City. It is located at 10 Richmond Terrace, next to the Richmond County Courthouse and opposite the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Staten Island Borough Hall houses the Borough President's office, offices of the Departments of Buildings and Transportation, and other civic offices.

Another view of Borough Hall

The 1906 French Renaissance style brick and limestone building was designed by Carrere and Hastings, following the consolidation of New York City in 1898. John Carrere was a resident of Staten Island and he helped select the dramatic hilltop site of Borough Hall. The interior of the building contains a series of thirteen WPA murals illustrating events in Staten Island history, painted in 1940 by local artist Frederick Charles Stahr.[2][3]

The building is a New York City Landmark and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "DCAS Managed Public Buildings: Staten Island Borough Hall". Archived from the original on 2012-11-06. Retrieved 2012-10-04.
  3. ^ Landmarks Preservation Commission report

External links

  • Media related to Staten Island Borough Hall at Wikimedia Commons


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