Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse

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Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse is located in Mercer County, New Jersey
Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse
Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse is located in New Jersey
Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse
Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse is located in the United States
Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse
Location402 State Street
Trenton, New Jersey
Coordinates40°13′16.1″N 74°45′26.3″W / 40.221139°N 74.757306°W / 40.221139; -74.757306Coordinates: 40°13′16.1″N 74°45′26.3″W / 40.221139°N 74.757306°W / 40.221139; -74.757306
Arealess than one acre
Built1932
ArchitectJames A. Wetmore
Architectural styleRenaissance
NRHP reference #12000309[1]
NJRHP #1806[2]
Designated NJRHPMay 24, 2012

The Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse, originally known as the United States Courthouse and Federal Building, is located in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. and houses the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

The building was designed by James A. Wetmore and completed in 1932.[3] The "stripped" Neoclassic structure contains murals by Charles Wells.[4][5] It was added to the state register of historic places in 1989 and federal register in 2012.[6] It was named for federal judge Clarkson Sherman Fisher in 1993[7] prior to his death in 1997.[8]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Mercer County". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-06-06.
  3. ^ "Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse". Emporis. Retrieved 2014-06-06.
  4. ^ "Clarkson S. Fisher U.S. Courthouse, Trenton, NJ". GSA. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
  5. ^ "Charles Wells". Corbis Images. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
  6. ^ "NEW JERSEY - Mercer County - Historic Districts". National Register of HIstoric Places. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
  7. ^ "H.R.1303 - To designate the Federal Building and United States Courthouse located at 402 East State Street in Trenton, New Jersey, as the "Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse"". Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  8. ^ "Clarkson S. Fisher, 76, Is Dead; Was Federal Judge In New Jersey" By David M. Herszenhorn, New York Times, July 30, 1997

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