Newark City Hall

Newark City Hall is located at Government Center in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States. The building was built in 1902 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 17, 1978.

Newark City Hall
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Full View of Newark City Hall
Newark City Hall is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Newark City Hall
Newark City Hall is located in New Jersey
Newark City Hall
Newark City Hall is located in the United States
Newark City Hall
Location920 Broad Street
Newark, NJ
Coordinates40°43′54″N 74°10′27″W / 40.73167°N 74.17417°W / 40.73167; -74.17417Coordinates: 40°43′54″N 74°10′27″W / 40.73167°N 74.17417°W / 40.73167; -74.17417
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1902
ArchitectJohn H. & Wilson C. Ely
Mowbray and Uffinger
Architectural styleBeaux Arts
NRHP reference No.78001759[1]
NJRHP No.1293[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPFebruary 17, 1978
Designated NJRHPAugust 19, 1977

HistoryEdit

The building is a five-story Beaux Arts style building with a golden dome; built at a cost of $2.6 million. The interior of the building features carved marble, a grand central staircase, stained-glass skylights, decorative plaster and wrought-iron works.[3] Developer Harry Grant paid to have the dome covered in 24 carat gold in 1986.[4] The building was renovated in 2006 at a cost of $18 Million.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  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 13, 2010.
  3. ^ "Historical Landmarks". City of Newark. Archived from the original on June 21, 2010. Retrieved August 9, 2010.
  4. ^ King, Wayne (September 29, 1989). "Developer's New Gift Unwanted in Newark". NY Times. Retrieved August 9, 2010.
  5. ^ "Newark City Hall". Architectural Record. Retrieved August 9, 2010.