New York State Supreme Court

Formerly, New York County Courthouse


Originally built as the New York County Court, which moved from the Tweed Courthouse in 1927. It was replaced by the New York State Supreme Court. The classical Roman hexagonal courthouse is fronted by a massive Corinthian colonnade supporting an elaborately decorated pediment.The granite-faced hexagonal building was designed in classical Roman style and was built between 1913 and 1927, completion having been delayed by World War I. It replaced the former New York County Courthouse on Chambers Street, popularly known as the Tweed Courthouse.

Constructed, 1913