Amsterdam City Hall

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Amsterdam City Hall
Amsterdam City Hall is located in New York
Amsterdam City Hall
Amsterdam City Hall is located in the US
Amsterdam City Hall
Location 61 Church St., Amsterdam, New York
Coordinates 42°56′21″N 74°15′45″W / 42.93917°N 74.26250°W / 42.93917; -74.26250Coordinates: 42°56′21″N 74°15′45″W / 42.93917°N 74.26250°W / 42.93917; -74.26250
Area 6.1 acres (2.5 ha)
Built 1869
Architect Fuller, Albert W.
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP reference # 00001687[1]
Added to NRHP February 05, 2001

Amsterdam City Hall is a historic city hall complex located at Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. The complex includes the former Sanford Mansion, laundry building, and carriage house. The former Sanford Mansion is a 3-story, brick Classical Revival building built in 1869 and extensively remodeled in 1913–1917. The original house was expanded considerably with a three-by-ten-bay addition, completed in the early 20th century. It features a massive portico with six fluted columns topped by Corinthian order capitals. The mansion was deeded to the city for use as a city hall upon the death of John Sanford in 1932. The former laundry house is a simple ​1 12-story brick building with a slate-covered gable roof. The former carriage house was built about 1869. Some landscape features dating to the 1917 remodeling remain on the property.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]

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