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New Haven City Hall & Courthouse, Church Street, between Court & Elm Streets, New Haven, New Haven County, CT



B&W Photos

HB246156

HB246157

HB246158

HB246159

HB246160

HB246161


Data Pages


Drawings


Item Title


Location
between Court & Elm Streets, New Haven, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CT-281
Building/structure dates: 1861 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1871 subsequent work
Significance: The City Hall is one of the earliest examples of polychromatic Italian Gothic Revival style in the United States. The Courthouse, adjoining City Hall, was built 10 years later in the same style.

Subjects
"Mission 66" Program
City & Town Halls
Courthouses


Related Names
Austin, Henry
Brown, David Russell


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Wood engraving, c. 1861 WEST ELEVATION, CITY HALL Courtesy of City of New Haven
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Ned Goode, Photographer, August 1964 WEST FRONT, CITY HALL
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Robert Fulton III, Photographer, June 1967 REAR OF CITY HALL
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Ned Goode, Photographer, August 1964 CAST-IRON MAIN STAIRCASE, CITY HALL
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Ned Goode, Photographer, August 1964 CAST-IRON WORK IN MAIN STAIR WELL, CITY HALL
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Ned Goode, Photographer, August 1964 DOOR IN UPPER HALL, CITY HALL
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy, prior to 1867 WEST ELEVATION, CITY HALL Restricted: Permission for use must be obtained in writing from Yale University Library New Haven, Connecticut
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy, Yale University Library ORIGINAL DRAWING FOR CITY HALL, WEST ELEVATION, c. 1861 BY HENRY AUSTIN, ARCHITECT Restricted: Permission for use must be obtained in writing from Yale University Library New Haven, Connecticut
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Ned Goode, Photographer, August 1964 COURTHOUSE AND CITY HALL TOWER, WEST FRONT
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Ned Goode, Photographer, August 1964 CAST-IRON STAIRS IN COURTHOUSE


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