Brooklyn Landmarks- Borough Hall Skyscraper

Borough Hall Skyscraper

The Borough Hall Skyscraper historic district is within the Brooklyn Borough Hall neighborhood, formally known as Brooklyn City Hall. The area was greatly developed as a major downtown office district in the post-Civil War period. Development continued until the Great Depression in the 1930s. The collection of 21 building in the district remain a reminder of the fast-paced development that was so prevailt in the late 19th-early 20th century. Designated September 13, 2011.

Court Street looking south along

Title: Court Street looking south along Skyscraper Row towards Brooklyn City Hall, now Brooklyn Borough Hall (1845-48, Gamaliel King) and the Brooklyn Municipal Building (1923-26, McKenzie, Voorhees & Gmelin).

Historic District: Borough Hall Skyscraper

Keywords:  Skyscraper Row, Brooklyn Municipal Building

Image: LPC Borough Hall Skyscraper Designation Report- Christopher D. Brazee, 2011

Designation Report

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