Hastings City Hall

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Hastings City Hall
Dakota County Courthouse
Hastings City Hall SE.jpg
Hastings City Hall from the southeast
Location 101 4th Street East, Hastings, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°44′33.7″N 92°51′6.7″W / 44.742694°N 92.851861°W / 44.742694; -92.851861Coordinates: 44°44′33.7″N 92°51′6.7″W / 44.742694°N 92.851861°W / 44.742694; -92.851861
Built 1869–71
Architect A.M. Radcliff
Architectural style Italian Villa, Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 78003069 [1]
Added to NRHP July 21, 1978

Hastings City Hall, formerly the Dakota County Courthouse, is a historic government building in Hastings, Minnesota, United States, completed in 1871. It was the original courthouse for Dakota County and now serves as city hall. It was designed by A.M. Radcliff, one of Minnesota's first architects, in an Italian Villa style. Although an addition built in 1955 in an entirely different style damaged the building's integrity, the building remains a prominent structure in downtown Hastings. The courthouse served as the seat of Dakota County government from 1871 until September 1974, when the county commissioners held their last meeting in the building. It then became the Hastings City Hall in 1993.[2]

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  1. ^ Staff (2006-03-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Historic Sites: Hastings". Dakota County Historical Society. Retrieved 2007-03-23. 

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