Staten Island Borough Hall

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Staten Island Borough Hall
SI Boro Hall jeh.JPG
Richmond Terrace facade
Staten Island Borough Hall is located in New York City
Staten Island Borough Hall
Location 10 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, New York
Coordinates 40°38′33″N 74°4′35″W / 40.64250°N 74.07639°W / 40.64250; -74.07639Coordinates: 40°38′33″N 74°4′35″W / 40.64250°N 74.07639°W / 40.64250; -74.07639
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha) (including neighboring courthouse)
Built 1906
Architect Carrere & Hastings
Architectural style Beaux Arts, French Renaissance
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 83004150[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 6, 1983 (as Staten Island Borough Hall and Richmond County Courthouse)
Designated NYCL March 23, 1982

Staten Island Borough Hall is the primary municipal building for the borough of Staten Island in New York City. It is located at 10 Richmond Terrace, next to the Richmond County Courthouse and opposite the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Staten Island Borough Hall houses the Borough President's office, offices of the Departments of Buildings and Transportation, and other civic offices.

The 1906 French Renaissance style brick and limestone building was designed by Carrere and Hastings, following the consolidation of New York City in 1898. John Carrere was a resident of Staten Island and he helped select the dramatic hilltop site of Borough Hall. The interior of the building contains a series of thirteen WPA murals illustrating events in Staten Island history, painted in 1940 by local artist Frederick Charles Stahr.[2][3]

The building is a New York City Landmark and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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Another view of Borough Hall.