New Bern City Hall

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New Bern Municipal Building
New Bern Municipal Building (City Hall).jpg
New Bern Municipal Building, April 2010
New Bern City Hall is located in North Carolina
New Bern City Hall
New Bern City Hall is located in the US
New Bern City Hall
Location 300 Pollock St.,
New Bern, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°6′25″N 77°2′19″W / 35.10694°N 77.03861°W / 35.10694; -77.03861Coordinates: 35°6′25″N 77°2′19″W / 35.10694°N 77.03861°W / 35.10694; -77.03861
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1897 (1897)
Architect Charles E. Kemper, William Martin Aiken
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP reference # 73001326[1]
Added to NRHP June 4, 1973

City Hall, also known as the Municipal Building, is a historic municipal building in New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina. It was originally built in 1897 by the federal government to house a post office, federal courthouse, and custom house.[2] It is a 3 1/2-story, brick and granite building with a 2 1/2-story wing in the Romanesque Revival style. The building has hipped roofs with dormers and features a bulky outsized square clock tower with a pyramidal roof. It became the municipal building in 1936.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "New Bern, North Carolina (1897)". Federal Justice Center. Retrieved January 10, 2018. 
  3. ^ Survey Planning Unit Staff (April 1972). "New Bern Municipal Building" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.