Bronx County Courthouse

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark


DATE: July 13, 1976

Designated July 13, 1976
Bronx County Courthouse
851 Grand Concourse
Built 1931-34;
Block 2468, Lot 1.
Constructed between 1931 and 1934, the Courthouse was the work of architects Max Hausle and Joseph H. Freedlander, in collaboration with noted sculptors and artisans. The Bronx County Courthouse, designed in a style which combines boldly modern massing with neo-classic elements, is an exceptionally impressive example of the publically funded architecture of this period. In honor of the occasion Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia officially transferred the seat of municipal government for three days from City Hall to the Bronx County Courthouse.

* Excerpt from the Landmarks Preservation Commission Bronx County Courthouse
Designation Report

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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