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Surrogate's Court - Hall of Records

NY

Architect

John Rochester Thomas

Horgan & Slattery

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National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

New York City Interior Landmark

New York City Exterior Landmark

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Exemplifying the ideals of the “City Beautiful” movement, this opulent Parisian courthouse was originally built as a storage facility for the city’s records. Statues on the exterior, by Philip Martiny and Henry Kirk Bush-Brown, depict various allegorical figures such as Law and Philosophy, as well as prominent features of New York history.

1911 Surrogate Court completed as a fireproof building, designed to house the City's Records.  The 58 sculptures by Philip Martiny and Henry Kirke Bush-Brown on the outside are themed around Revolution and about New York

The Surrgate's Court - Hall of Records cost $7 million to build in 1888 

Exemplifying the ideals of the “City Beautiful” movement, this opulent Parisian courthouse was originally built as a storage facility for the city’s records. Statues on the exterior, by Philip Martiny and Henry Kirk Bush-Brown, depict various allegorical figures such as Law and Philosophy, as well as prominent features of New York history.

1911 Surrogate Court completed as a fireproof building, designed to house the City's Records.  The 58 sculptures by Philip Martiny and Henry Kirke Bush-Brown on the outside are themed around Revolution and about New York

The Surrgate's Court - Hall of Records cost $7 million to build in 1888 

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Surrogate's Court

31 Chambers Street, New York City, NY, US 10007

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New York in Infancy and New York in Revolution 52 feet
Surrogate Court Lobby Mosaic 75 feet
Surrogate Court Roof and Facade Sculptures 96 feet
Municipal Archives of the City of New York 119 feet
New York County Surrogates Court (Staircase) 126 feet
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) founded 146 feet
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