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Brooklyn Borough Hall

  • 209 Joralemon St. Map It
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Government Building

Updated 02/25/2014

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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 www.visitbrooklyn.org), 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.

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Sight Information

Address:

209 Joralemon St., between Court and Adams Sts., Brooklyn, New York, 11201, United States

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Phone:

718-802–3700

Sight Details:

  • Free

Updated 02/25/2014

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