List of United States federal courthouses in New York

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Following is a list of current and former courthouses of the United States federal court system located in New York. Each entry indicates the name of the building along with an image, if available, its location and the jurisdiction it covers,[1] the dates during which it was used for each such jurisdiction, and, if applicable the person for whom it was named, and the date of renaming. Dates of use will not necessarily correspond with the dates of construction or demolition of a building, as pre-existing structures may be adapted or court use, and former court buildings may later be put to other uses. Also, the official name of the building may be changed at some point after its use as a federal court building has been initiated.

Courthouses[edit]

Courthouse City Image Street address Jurisdiction[1] Dates of use Named for
U.S. Custom House & Post Office Albany TransparentPlaceholder.png Broadway and State St. N.D.N.Y. 1884-1935
Now in use by the New York State Education Department. Part of State University Plaza.
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James T. Foley U.S. Courthouse Albany James T. Foley United States Courthouse Dec 09.jpg 445 Broadway N.D.N.Y. 1933-present U.S. District Judge James T. Foley
U.S. Post Office & Courthouse Auburn Federal Courthouse Auburn NY May 09.jpg 157 Genesee Street N.D.N.Y. 1888-c. 1980
Now owned by Cayuga County.
n/a
U.S. Post Office & Court House Binghamton TransparentPlaceholder.png ? N.D.N.Y. 1891-1935
Razed in 1942.
n/a
U.S. Post Office & Court House Binghamton TransparentPlaceholder.png 15 Henry Street N.D.N.Y. 1935-present n/a
Conrad B. Duberstein U.S. Bankruptcy Courthouse Brooklyn Brooklyn Post Office 0321071421a.jpg 271 Cadman Plaza, East E.D.N.Y. 1892-1964
Still in use as a bankruptcy courthouse. Also houses a post office on lower levels.
Bankruptcy judge Conrad B. Duberstein (2009)
Emanuel Celler U.S. Courthouse Brooklyn TransparentPlaceholder.png Cadman Plaza East E.D.N.Y. ?-present U.S. Rep. Emanuel Celler
U.S. Custom House Buffalo TransparentPlaceholder.png Washington & Seneca Streets N.D.N.Y.
W.D.N.Y.
1856-1900
1900-1903
Razed in 1965.
n/a
U.S. Post Office Buffalo Old Post Office Buffalo NY Dec 09.JPG 121 Ellicott Street W.D.N.Y. 1901-1936
Now owned by Erie Community College.
n/a
Michael J. Dillon Memorial U.S. Courthouse Buffalo Michael J. Dillon Memorial U.S. Courthouse Jun 09.jpg 68 Court Street W.D.N.Y. 1936-2011 Murdered IRS agent Michael J. Dillon (1986)
Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse Buffalo Buffalo federal court.jpg Niagara Square W.D.N.Y. 2011-present
Upon completion, the building was the most expensive government building in the history of Western New York
Robert H. Jackson United States Attorney General and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Ontario County Court House
(space leased by the U.S. gov't)
Canandaigua Ontario County Courthouse.JPG 27 North Main Street N.D.N.Y.
W.D.N.Y.
1860-1900
1900-c. 1912
Still in use as the Ontario County Courthouse.
n/a
U.S. Post Office & Court House Canandaigua Canandaigua 026 US Post Office.jpg 28 N. Main St W.D.N.Y. 1912-?
Now part of the Canandaigua YMCA.
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U.S. Post Office & Court House Elmira TransparentPlaceholder.png 200 E Church Street W.D.N.Y. 1903-?
Now owned by the city.
n/a
U.S. Courthouse Fort Drum TransparentPlaceholder.png Lewis Avenue and First Street East N.D.N.Y. ?-present n/a
Alfonse M. D'Amato U.S. Courthouse Islip[2] Damato-courthouse.jpg 100 Federal Plaza E.D.N.Y. 2002-present U.S. Senator Al D'Amato
U.S. Post Office Jamestown PostcardCourthousePostOfficeJamestownNY19061916.jpg W. 3rd & Washington Streets W.D.N.Y. 1904-1960
Razed in May, 1963.
n/a
U.S. Post Office Jamestown TransparentPlaceholder.png 300 E 3rd St W.D.N.Y. 1960-?
Now used by the IRS
n/a
U.S. Post Office Lockport US Post Office-Lockport Jun 09.JPG 1 East Avenue W.D.N.Y. 1904-1916
Still in use as a post office.
n/a
Thurgood Marshall U.S. Courthouse Manhattan Marshal courthouse jeh.JPG 40 Centre Street
(in Foley Square)
S.D.N.Y., 2d Cir. 1936-present
Renovated in 1999.
Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall (2001)
James L. Watson Court of International Trade Building Manhattan Watson-courthouse1.jpg 1 Federal Plaza C.I.T. (nationwide) 1967-present Customs Court judge James L. Watson
Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Courthouse[3] Manhattan Moynihan-courthouse.jpg 500 Pearl Street
(in Foley Square)
S.D.N.Y 1994-present U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (2000)
City Hall Post Office and Courthouse Manhattan Broadway at Post Office.jpg ? S.D.N.Y. 1880-1939 n/a
U.S. Court House & Post Office Manhattan TransparentPlaceholder.png ? S.D.N.Y.
2d Cir.


1875-1936
1891-1936
Completed in 1880;
razed in 1939.
n/a
Federal Building and Post Office Brooklyn Brooklyn Post Office 0321071421a.jpg 271 Cadman Plaza, East S.D.N.Y. 1885-present n/a
Theodore Roosevelt U.S. Courthouse Brooklyn Bklyn Fed Court Boerum Tillary jeh.JPG 225 Cadman Plaza East E.D.N.Y. 2006-present President Theodore Roosevelt (2008)
U.S. Post Office & Court House Rochester FederalBuildingRochesterNewYorkFrontView.JPG 30 Church Street N.D.N.Y.
W.D.N.Y.
1891-1900
1900-1972
Now Rochester City Hall.
n/a
Kenneth B. Keating Federal Building Rochester TransparentPlaceholder.png 100 State Street W.D.N.Y. 1973-present U.S. Sen. Kenneth Keating
U.S. Court House & Post Office Syracuse TransparentPlaceholder.png ? N.D.N.Y. 1900-1928
Completed in 1889; razed in 1949.
n/a
U.S. Court House & Post Office Utica TransparentPlaceholder.png 258 Genesee Street N.D.N.Y. 1882-present n/a
Alexander Pirnie Federal Building Utica Oneida County Courthouse.jpg 258 Genesee Street N.D.N.Y. 1929-present
constructed on the site of the earlier Post Office
U.S. Rep. Alexander Pirnie
Charles L. Brieant, Jr. Federal Bldg & U.S. Courthouse White Plains White Plains Federal Courthouse.gif 300 Quarropas Street S.D.N.Y. 1983-Present District Court judge Charles L. Brieant (2008)


Key[edit]

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
†† NRHP-listed and also designated as a National Historic Landmark

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b For the usage of court abbreviations, see List of United States district and territorial courts.
  2. ^ Third largest U.S. courthouse in the country, at 870,000 square feet (81,000 m2)[1]
  3. ^ Second largest U.S. courthouse in the country, at 974,000 square feet (90,000 m2). DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE - (Senate - May 04, 2000)

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