Newark City Hall

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Newark City Hall
Full View of Newark City Hall
Newark City Hall is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Newark City Hall
Location 920 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°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
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1902
Architect John H. & Wilson C. Ely
Architectural style Beaux Arts
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78001759[1]
NJRHP # 1293[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 17, 1978
Designated NJRHP August 19, 1977

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.

History[edit]

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places – Essex County". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection – Historic Preservation Office. January 10, 2010. p. 3. Retrieved April 13, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Historical Landmarks". City of Newark. 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.