Montague-Court Building

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Montague-Court Building
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External façade of the building from the northeast at dusk.
General information
Type Office
Architectural style Art Deco
Renaissance Revival
Location 16 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY
Construction started 1925
Completed 1927
Owner SL Green Realty
Roof 462 ft (141 m)
Technical details
Floor count 35
Design and construction
Architect H. Craig Severance

The Montague-Court Building is a 35-story, 462 ft (141 m) tall commercial office tower located at 16 Court Street, Brooklyn, New York.[1]


It was designed by architect H. Craig Severance and built in 1927.[2] It is the tallest office building and the tenth tallest building overall in Brooklyn at 462 feet (141 m). The building is 35 stories tall and has a floor area of 317,625 ft² (29,508 m²). The Montague-Court building is currently owned and managed by SL Green Realty. In February 2012, the building was landmarked and became included within the Borough Hall Skyscraper District.[3][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Suzanne Spellen. "Building of the Day: 16 Court Street". Brownstoner. Retrieved 2016-09-15. 
  2. ^ "Views: Brooklyn, Long Island, Staten Island. Brooklyn skyscrapers. View 002: Montague-Court Building.". Brooklyn Visual Heritage. Retrieved 2016-09-15. 
  3. ^ "Landmarks grow in Brooklyn". New York Post. Retrieved 2016-09-15. 
  4. ^ "Item To Be Heard" (PDF). NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission. Retrieved 2016-09-15. 

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Coordinates: 40°41′36.9″N 73°59′27.3″W / 40.693583°N 73.990917°W / 40.693583; -73.990917