Clinton County Courthouse Complex

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Clinton County Courthouse Complex
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Clinton County Courthouse Complex is located in New York
Clinton County Courthouse Complex
Clinton County Courthouse Complex is located in the US
Clinton County Courthouse Complex
Location 135 Margaret St., Plattsburgh, New York
Coordinates 44°41′56″N 73°27′13″W / 44.69889°N 73.45361°W / 44.69889; -73.45361Coordinates: 44°41′56″N 73°27′13″W / 44.69889°N 73.45361°W / 44.69889; -73.45361
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1884 (1884)-1885, 1889
Built by Brown Bros.
Architect Cummings, M.F.
Architectural style Italianate, Romanesque
MPS Plattsburgh City MRA
NRHP reference # 82001101[1]
Added to NRHP November 12, 1982

The Clinton County Courthouse Complex is a historic county government and courthouse site located at 135 Margaret Street in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York. The main courthouse was constructed in 1889. It is a two-story, ashlar stone and brick Richardsonian Romanesque style building. It has a hipped roof and rock-faced arched openings. It features a large, square central tower with an open campanile and pyramidal roof. The associated Surrogate's Building was built in 1884-1885, and is a two-story, Italianate style brick building with a bracketed cornice with Renaissance style detail.[2]

The courthouse complex was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 12, 1982.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-11-01. [permanent dead link] Note: This includes K.R. McHugh; Russ Bordeau; Julie Robinson (July 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Clinton County Courthouse Complex" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-11-01.