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Syracuse, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik
N 43° 02.983 W 076° 08.947
18T E 406412 N 4766975
Quick Description: Syracuse City Hall built in 1891 using Onondaga limestone, in the romanesque revival style.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/31/2010 12:23:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM859M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
The beautiful white limstone, red-roofed building, Syracuse City Hall building is located on Montgomery and East Washington Streets in downtown Syracuse. Designed by local architect Charles Erastus Colton, the building was constructed in the romanesque revival architecture style; a style that was made popular by Henry Richardson in the late 1800s, featuring rounded arches and large towers. Built in 1891, the building used limestone from Onondaga County quarries.

The City Hall building was renovated in 1979.

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Name: Syracuse City Hall

Syracuse City Hall
233 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY USA

Date of Construction: 1891

Architect: Charles Erastus Colton

Syracuse City Hall. City Seal Plaque reads - "Central City, City of Syracuse, 1848" Another plaque reads - "Syracuse City Hall. City Hall erected A.D. 1889-90-91." And a special plaque celebrates - ""Syracuse Grade Crossing Elimination. NY Central RR Co. 1937"

Web Site for City/Town/Municipality: [Web Link]

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