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City Hall Plaque

Location:
City Hall
Description:
Plaque mounted on building fa├žade
Materials:
Bronze
Dedicated:
1988
Donor:
New York Landmarks Presevation Foundation
Inscription:
DESIGNATED LANDMARK
NEW YORK CITY
CITY HALL
NEW YORK'S THIRD CITY HALL, ONE OF ITS FINEST
ARCHITECTURAL TREASURES, WAS COMPLETED IN 1811.
DESIGNED BY FRENCH-BORN J.F. MANGIN AND NEW YORK NATIVE
JOHN MCCOMB JR.. THE BUILDING COMBINES 18TH-CENTURY
FRENCH AND ENGLISH STYLISTIC TRADITIONS. THE DOMED
INTERIOR ROTUNDA CONTAINS A NOTABLE PARTIALLY
CANTILEVERED DOUBLE STAIRCASE.
NEW YORK LANDMARKS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION
1988


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