Onondaga County Courthouse - Syracuse, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik
N 43° 02.795 W 076° 08.918
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Quick Description: Onondaga County Courthouse On Columbus Circle in Downtown Syracuse, NY
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 2/1/2010 7:09:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM85E4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rilekyle
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Long Description:
The Onondaga County Courthouse is located on the city block outlined by Montgomery, Jefferson, and State Streets on the Eastern edge of Columbus Circle in downtown Syracuse.

This beautiful building, designed by local architect Archimedes Russell, was built between 1904-07 in the beaux-arts architectural style; this neo-classical style was popular for government buildings in the US between 1880 and 1920. In 1980, the building was listed in the NRHP registry. The Columbus Circle/Montgomery Street historical area of Syracuse is very beautiful and worth visiting!

The courthouse serves as both the Onondaga County and the New York State 5th Judical Courts.

Emporis - (visit link)
Onondaga County History - (visit link)
History of Onondaga Family Court History - (visit link)
Restoration Article - (visit link)
NRHP Wiki Entry - (visit link)
Year Built: 1904-1907

Current Use of Building: Onondaga County and New York State 5th Judicial District Courts

Level of Courts: State/Provincial

Architect: MG Architects, Archimedes Russell, Melvin L. King

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1907-present

Physical Address:
Onondaga County Courthouse 401 Montgomery Street Syracuse, NY 13202

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Summer hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day) 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Related Website: [Web Link]

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