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Sights in the City Hall District


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1.  City Hall Park
2.  City Hall
3.  Tweed courthouse
4.  Surrogate's Court Building
5.  African Burial Ground National Memorial
6.  United States District Courthouse

7.  New York State Supreme Courthouse
8.  Church of St. Andrew
9.  Sugar House Prison Window
10. Manhattan Municipal Building
11. Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian cross walk


City Hall Park http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerCity Hall Park

Address:  260 Broadway, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'43.66"N, 74° 0'25.87"W
Web-Site:  www.nycgovparks.org/parks/cityhallpark
On Site:  Statue of Horace Greeley;  Statue of Nathan Hale
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian cross walk, Tweed Court House
more info


City Hall http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerCity Hall

Address:  260 Broadway, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'45.65"N, 74° 0'21.82"W
Telephone:  212.788.3000
Web-Site:  www.home2.nyc.gov/html/artcom/html/tours/tours.shtml
Historical Significance:   Completed in 1812 City Hall is a National Historic Landmark
Hours:  Tours avialable on weekdays
Cost:  FREE
Notes:  Reservations required
Nearby Sights:  Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian cross walk, Tweed Court House
Land Preservation Committee PDF
Land Preservation Committee PDF, about the first floor interior
more info


Tweed Courthouse http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerTweed Courthouse

Address:   2 Chambers, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'48.64"N, 74° 0'19.75"W
Telephone:  212.788.2656
Web-Site:  www.nycourts.gov/courts/1jd/surrogates/historical.shtml
Historical Significance:   Completed in 1872, the Tweed Courthouse was named a National
                                      Historic Landmark in 1986.
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian cross walk, Tweed Court House
Land Preservation Committee PDF
Land Preservation Committee PDF, about the first floor interior
more info


Surrogate's Court Building http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerSurrogate's Court Building

Address:  31 Chambers St., Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'48.33"N, 74° 0'15.73"W
Web-Site:  Click Here
Historical Significance:  The Municipal Building was designated a National Historic Landmark
                                      in 1977
On Site:  New York City Municipal Library, New York City Archives, NY Couty Wills & Estate Records
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian cross walk, Tweed Court House
Land Preservation Committee PDF, about the first floor interior
more info



African Burial Ground http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerAfrican Burial Ground National Memorial

Address:  Corner of Duane and Elk Streets, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:  40°42'52.08"N, 74° 0'16.07"W
Telephone:  212.637.2019
Web-site:  www.nps.gov/afbg/index.htm
Historical Significance:  Here in 1991 the skeletal remains of more than 400 people of African
                                     descent were first uncovered.
Hours:  Mon-Sun, 9am-5pm, closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years;
             Visitor Center open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm, except Fed. Holidays
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian cross walk, City Hall Park
more info


U.S. District Courthouse http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerUnited States District Courthouse

Address:  40 Centre St., Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:  40°42'51.59"N, 74° 0'7.35"W
Web-Site:  Click Here
Note:  U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nearby Sights:  New York State Supreme Courthouse, New York Municipal Building,
                         Sugar House Prison Window
more info


New York Supreme Courthouse http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerNew York State Supreme Courthouse

Address:  60 Centre St., Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:  40°42'49.96"N, 74° 0'9.80"W
Web-Site:  www.nycourts.gov/courts/1jd/supctmanh/
Historical Significance:  The courthouse was designated a New York City Landmark in 1966
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  New York Municipal Building, Tweed Court House
Land Preservation Committee PDF
Land Preservation Committee PDF, about the first floor interior
more info


Church of St. Andrew http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerChurch of St. Andrew (Roman Catholic)

Address:  20 Cardinal Hayes Pl. at Duane Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
Telephone:  212.962.3972
Coordinates:  40°42'47.63"N, 74° 0'10.23"W
Hours:  Click Here
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian cross walk, Sugar House Prison Window
more info


Sugar House Prison Window http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerSugar House Prison Window

Address:  near One Police Plaza, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:  40°42'45.06"N, 74° 0'13.51"W
Historical Significance:  This barred widow is a remnant of a prison that held hundreds of American
                                     Revolutionary War soldiers
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian cross walk, Tweed Court House
more info


Manhattan Municipal Building http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerManhattan Municipal Building

Address:  1 Centre St., Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:  40°42'46.51"N, 74° 0'13.40"W
Web-Site:  Click Here
Historical Significance: Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian cross walk, Tweed Court House
Land Preservation Committee PDF
Land Preservation Committee PDF, about the first floor interior
more info



Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walk http://nycnuts.net/travel_guide/shopping/department_stores/images/mini_manhattan_map.jpg View Location on Map

map markerBrooklyn Bridge Pedestrian cross walk

Address:   Entrance at Park Row across from City Hall Park, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:  40°42'44.49"N, 74° 0'17.34"W
Web-Site:  Click Here
Historical Significance:  Completed in 1883 the Brooklyn Bridge is a National Historic Landmark
Hours:  Open 24/7
Cost:  FREE
Nearby Sights:  City Hall, Tweed Court House
Land Preservation Committee PDF
more info




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