Courthouses Around the State

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New York County Map

Albany County Courthouse

Queens Civil Court

Jamaica, NY

Rockland County Legal History

Rockland County Legal History

The County Legal History Project of the Historical Society of the New York Courts was launched to document the local legal history of the counties of New York State: the legal figures, cases and events that helped shape the histories of these places.

Appellate Division

Appellate Division, First Department, Courthouse

27 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

Albany County Courthouse

Nassau Supreme Courthouse, 1960s

Supreme Court Drive, Mineola, NY

Franklin County Legal History

Franklin County Legal History

The County Legal History Project of the Historical Society of the New York Courts was launched to document the local legal history of the counties of New York State: the legal figures, cases and events that helped shape the histories of these places.

Erie County Legal History

Erie County Legal History

The County Legal History Project of the Historical Society of the New York Courts was launched to document the local legal history of the counties of New York State: the legal figures, cases and events that helped shape the histories of these places.

Chautauqua Courthouse

Chautauqua Courthouse

Mayville, NY

Bronx County Courthouse 1934

Bronx Housing Court

Grand Councourse, Bronx, NY

Richmond County Courthouse

Richmond County Courthouse, St. George

St. George, Staten Island, NY

Queens County Courthouse Long Island City

Queens County Courthouse – Long Island City, NY

Court Square, Long Island City, NY

Orange County Surrogate’s Court

Orange County Surrogate’s Court

Location of Brink’s trial in 1983.

Oneida County Courthouse Utica

Oneida County Courthouse – Utica, NY

200 Marriott Street, Utica, NY

Oldest Courthouse 1886

Niagara County Courthouse, 1914 & 1957 Additions

Park Avenue & Hawley Streets, Lockport, NY

Albany County Courthouse

Nassau County Courthouse, 1930s

Old Country Road, Mineola, NY

Dutchess County Legal History

Dutchess County Legal History

The County Legal History Project of the Historical Society of the New York Courts was launched to document the local legal history of the counties of New York State: the legal figures, cases and events that helped shape the histories of these places.

Clinton County Legal History

Clinton County Legal History

The County Legal History Project of the Historical Society of the New York Courts was launched to document the local legal history of the counties of New York State: the legal figures, cases and events that helped shape the histories of these places.

Yates County Courthouse

Yates County Courthouse

226 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY

Wayne County Courthouse

Wayne County Courthouse

26 Church Street, Lyons, NY

Warren County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse

Lake George, NY

Seneca County Courthouse Waterloo NY

Seneca County Courthouse, Waterloo, NY

44 Williams Street W., Waterloo, NY

Steuben County Courthouse Bath NY

Steuben County Courthouse – Bath, NY

East Pulteney Square, Bath, NY

Schuyler County Courthouse

Schuyler County Courthouse

N. Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY

Saratoga County Courthouse

Saratoga County Courthouse

Ballston Spa, NY

St. Lawrence County Courthouse

St. Lawrence County Courthouse

Court & Pearl Streets, Canton, NY

Richmond County Courthouse

Richmond County Courthouse

Richmond, Staten Island, NY

Renssalaer County Courthouse

Renssalaer County Courthouse

Congress & 2nd Streets, Troy, NY

Putnam County Courthouse

Putnam County Courthouse

Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY

Otsego County Courthouse

Otsego County Courthouse

Cooperstown, NY

Ontario County Courthouse

Ontario County Courthouse

Main Street, Canandaigua, NY

Oneida County Courthouse Rome

Oneida County Courthouse – Rome, NY

East Court Street, Rome, NY

Lewis County Courthouse

Lewis County Courthouse

N. State Street, Lowville, NY

Hamilton County Courthouse

Hamilton County Courthouse

Lake Pleasant, NY

Fulton County Courthouse

Fulton County Courthouse

S. William Street, Johnstown, NY

Essex County Courthouse

Essex County Courthouse

Park & Court Streets, Elizabethtown, NY

Dutchess County Courthouse

Dutchess County Courthouse

Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

Chenango County Courthouse

Chenango County Courthouse

N. Broad Street, Norwich, NY

Built in 1827

Houses Supreme and County Courts

Sixth Judicial District

This is the 14th oldest courthouse in New York and it's still in use.

Source: "Survey of Court Facilities in New York State", NYS Office of Court Administration…1981 pg 294
The Chenango County Courthouse in Norwich, NY was built circa 1837.

Chemung County Courthouse

Chemung County Courthouse

224 Lake Street, Elmira, NY

Cattaraugus County Courthouse

Cattaraugus County Courthouse

Little Valley, NY

Broome County Courthouse

Broome County Courthouse

Court Street, Binghamton, NY

1740 Albany City Hall

Albany City Hall, 1740

Broadway and Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY

Erected on site of old Stadt Huis, corner of Hudson Avenue and Broadway 1740; First Congress of the Colonies, presided over by Benjamin Franklin, held in it 1754; from its steps Declaration of Independence read July 19, 1776; temporary Capitol of State in which several sessions of Legislature prior to 1808 were held. Destroyed by fire April 30, 1836.

Source: Alden Chester, Legal and Judicial History of New York, vol. III, pg. 21.

Alleghany County Court House 1859

Allegany County Courthouse, 1859

Built in 1859. Demolished to make way for the present day 1938 Courthouse.

Madison County Courthouse

Madison County Courthouse, 1865

Morrisville, (Eaton) NY

Albany County Building

Albany County Building, 1875

State Street and Chapel, Albany, NY

It was erected by the Albany Savings Bank, which entered it May 11, 1875; county bought it in 1898, and commenced alterations when the bank removed to its new edifice on No. Pearl St., April 25, 1899.

On State Street, corner of Chapel. Purchased by the county in 1895 from the Albany Savings Bank, and adapted for the use of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Third Department (1896-1916), for the Chambers of one of the Justices of the Supreme Court, and of the County Judge, and for the Surrogate's Court and some of the County offices.

Source: Alden Chester, Legal and Judicial History of New York, vol. III, pg. 39.

1883 Albany City Hall

Albany City Hall, 1883

Eagle Street, Albany, New York

Built in 1883

Houses City Court, Civil and Traffic Divisions

Third Judicial District

Albany's City Court (Civil and Traffic Divisions) are located within Albany City Hall, an 1883 Romanesque Revival building designed by the famous American architect H.H. Richardson. Built of contrasting light and dark brown stone, it has been very well preserved through the years. Albany City Hall served as the first home (albeit temporary) of the Appellate Division, Third Department, in 1896. Cost: $325,000; tower 202 feet. Cornerstone laid by Masonic fraternity on October 13, 1881.

Source: "Survey of Court Facilities in New York State", NYS Office of Court Administration. 1981 pg. 108.

Westchester County Courthouse 1907

Westchester County Courthouse, 1907

Built in 1907 and designed by Lord and Hewitt of New York City.

First Bronx County Courthouse 1914

First Bronx County Courthouse, 1914

Melrose area, Bronx, NY

Albany County Courthouse

Albany County Courthouse, 1916

Eagle Street, Albany, NY

Built in 1912-1916

Houses Supreme, County, Surrogate, Commissioner of Jurors & County Clerk

Third Judicial District

The Albany County Courthouse on Eagle Street in Albany is a large neo-classical building built during 1912-1916. Its main feature is the large central atrium and monumental stairways in its interior.

Originally designed by Hoppin and Koen of New York City, the building underwent renovation and expansion in 2006

Source: "Survey of Court Facilities in New York State," NYS Office of Court Administration. 1981 pg. 108

Cortland County Courthouse

Cortland County Courthouse, 1924

Court Street, Cortland, NY

First Bronx County Courthouse 1914

Bronx County Courthouse, 1934

Grand Councourse & 161st St., Bronx, NY

Alleghany County Court House 1938

Allegany County Courthouse, 1938

Court Street, Belmont, NY

Suffolk County Courthouse 1986

Suffolk County Courthouse, 1986

400 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip, NY

Bronx County Courthouse 1934

Bronx Criminal Hall of Justice, 2007

161st Street, Bronx, NY

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