Richmond County Courthouse

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

Richmond Terrace

CLIENT: Richmond County

ARCHITECT: Carrere & Hastings

DATE: 1903-06

STYLE: Courthouse

Courthouse Port Richmond Staten Island

The Richmond County Courthouse is an impressive temple-fronted building set on Richmond Terrace in Staten Island’s civic center. Designed in 1913 by the prominent American architectural firm of Carrere & Hastings, this structure is part of a grand scheme of governmental buildings initiated by Staten Island’s first borough president, George Cromwell. The L-shaped courthouse stands to the north of Carrere & Hastings’ Borough Hall and is separated from it by a formal French garden planned by the architects as an integral part of the courthouse design.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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