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Brooklyn Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough Hall Review

Built in 1848 as Brooklyn's City Hall, this Greek Revival landmark is one of Brooklyn's handsomest buildings. Adorned with Tuckahoe marble, it features a hammered square rotunda and a two-story Beaux-Arts courtroom. Today the building serves as the office of Brooklyn's borough president and the home of the Brooklyn Tourism & Visitors Center (718/802–3846, which has historical exhibits, a gift shop, and helpful information. It's open weekdays 10–6. Each Tuesday and Saturday, as well as Thursday from April through December, a greenmarket sets up on the flagstone plaza in front.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 209 Joralemon St., between Court and Adams Sts., Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY, 11201 | Map It
  • Phone: 718/802–3700
  • Cost: Free
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  • Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; M, R to Court St; A, C, F to Jay St
  • Location: Brooklyn Heights
Updated: 02-25-2014

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