Essex County Courthouse

The Essex County Courthouse is located in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States. It was built in 1904 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, 1975.

Essex County Courthouse
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Essex County Courthouse is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Essex County Courthouse
Essex County Courthouse is located in New Jersey
Essex County Courthouse
Essex County Courthouse is located in the United States
Essex County Courthouse
Location50 West Market Street, Newark, NJ 07102
Coordinates40°44′14″N 74°10′44″W / 40.737201°N 74.178822°W / 40.737201; -74.178822Coordinates: 40°44′14″N 74°10′44″W / 40.737201°N 74.178822°W / 40.737201; -74.178822
Area1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
ArchitectCass Gilbert
Architectural styleRenaissance
NRHP reference #75001135[1]
NJRHP #1246[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 26, 1975
Designated NJRHPMarch 26, 1975

The building, designed by Cass Gilbert, has a four-story rotunda topped with a Tiffany skylight. It features artwork from some of the most well known artists of the American Renaissance period[3] including Seated Lincoln by Gutzon Borglum.

The annex was completed the 60’s. Jack Murphy of Fava Associates was the lead architect on the annex project.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Essex County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. January 10, 2010. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 27, 2009. Retrieved April 7, 2010.
  3. ^ "Essex County Courthouse (1904), Newark, New Jersey". Cass Gilbert Society. Retrieved 2010-04-07.