Essex County Courthouse

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Essex County Courthouse
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Essex County Courthouse is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Essex County Courthouse
Essex County Courthouse is located in New Jersey
Essex County Courthouse
Essex County Courthouse is located in the US
Essex County Courthouse
Location 470 High Street, Newark, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°44′14″N 74°10′44″W / 40.73722°N 74.17889°W / 40.73722; -74.17889Coordinates: 40°44′14″N 74°10′44″W / 40.73722°N 74.17889°W / 40.73722; -74.17889
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1904
Architect Cass Gilbert; Piccirilli Bros.
Architectural style Renaissance
NRHP Reference # 75001135[1]
NJRHP # 1246[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 26, 1975
Designated NJRHP March 26, 1975

The Essex County Courthouse is located in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States. It was built in 1904 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, 1975.

The building, designed by Cass Gilbert, has a four-story rotunda topped with a Tiffany skylight. It features artwork from some of the most well known artists of the American Renaissance period[3] including Seated Lincoln by Gutzon Borglum.

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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 - Essex County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. January 10, 2010. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 27, 2009. Retrieved April 7, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Essex County Courthouse (1904), Newark, New Jersey". Cass Gilbert Society. Retrieved 2010-04-07.