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Old March 31st, 2007, 04:27 AM   #1
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Courthouses

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Old March 31st, 2007, 05:36 PM   #2
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well, in Indianapolis the county courthouse is a bland glass box.(what was demolished for its front yard was so beautiful...)


the federal courthouse on the other hand is a fine masterpeice of greek influenced architecture.
interior.


exterior.

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Old April 5th, 2007, 10:38 AM   #3
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MALAYSIA

PUTRAJAYA - MALAYSIA ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL

PALACE OF JUSTICE


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Old April 5th, 2007, 11:22 AM   #4
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MALAYSIA

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA

PALACE OF JUSTICE

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Old April 5th, 2007, 11:28 AM   #5
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MALAYSIA

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Old April 8th, 2007, 12:59 AM   #6
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Old April 8th, 2007, 02:35 PM   #7
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Pittsburgh/Allegheny County

The Allegheny County Courthouse and the Jail are two of the oldest standing buildings in the city of Pittsburgh. Opened in 1888, the architecture inside the courthouse is really marvelous, with marble staircases and beautiful frescos on the ceilings. The building is built in a square shape, with an open air courtyard.

This is the third rendition of the Allegheny County Courthouse. The first was built in 1794 near Market Square and was torn down in 1852. The second courthouse was built on Grant's Hill and was in service for 36 years until the third and final courthouse was constructed.

The Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail is Henry Robson Richardon's masterpiece. One of America's most important architects of the 19th century is known for his romanesque building style, known as Richardsonian Romanesque.

The architectural importance of the Allegheny Courthouse & Jail was recognized in 1974 when the building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

There are 306 windows in the Courthouse and 80 doors.
The main tower of the Courthouse rises 325 feet from the street and was the tallest structure in Pittsburgh until 1901.
The bridge crossing over the street goes from the courthouse to the jail. A new jail was built recently and this one is no longer used. The courthouse is still used however.
















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Old April 9th, 2007, 10:45 AM   #8
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Penang Court - currently under renovation
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Old April 10th, 2007, 03:13 AM   #9
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Since NYC has different county/state courthouses in each borough, I will just put one on each time I come here, and to start it off here is Manhattan's courthouses.

NY County Courthouse


NY State Supreme Court (also Daniel Patrick Moniyham and Foley Sq Courthouses)


NYS Appellate Court of the 1st Dist


US Courthouse


NY County Family Court Bldg


Surrogates Court and Hall of Records


Manhattan Criminal Courthouse (Mens House of Detention)


NY County Civil Courthouse


Harlem Justice Ctr


US Court of Intl Trade


Jacob K Javits Federal Bldg (US Immigration Services)


BOUNUS: Former courthouses

Jefferson Market Courthouse (now the NYPL)


Tweed Courthouse (abandoned)
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Old April 10th, 2007, 11:23 AM   #10
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I like the Jefferson Market Courthouse. What is NYPL?
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Old April 11th, 2007, 03:48 AM   #11
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I probably should just what it stood for, which is New York Public Public Library. This is now one of its branch libraries, and this is what saved it from demolition. Unfortunately the Tweed Courthouse, named after the infamous Boss Tweed just sits in City Hall Pk empty, though there was a plan to move the Musuem of the City of NY there, but that probably get rejected. Nevertheless here are the courthouse of Brooklyn otherwise known as Kings County.

12 MTC (Kings County Family and NY State Supreme Courts)


US Federal Courthouse for the Eastern Dist


Brooklyn Supreme Court


Brooklyn Surrogate Court


Brooklyn Appellete Courthouse of the 2nd Dept


Kings Civil Court


Red Hook Community Justice Ctr


Brooklyn Central Courts Bldg (Kings County Criminal Court)
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Old April 12th, 2007, 06:01 PM   #12
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This is the Victoria Law Courts in Birmingham, England.
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Old April 13th, 2007, 03:26 AM   #13
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Here are the courthouses for Queens County.

Queens County Courthouse (Queens County Criminal Court)


Queens County Family Court


LIC Courthouse (NYS Supreme Court)


Queens Supreme Court


Queens Civil Court
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Old April 14th, 2007, 08:09 AM   #14
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Argentina Supreme Court.
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Old April 16th, 2007, 02:40 AM   #15
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Here are the courthourses of the Bronx County division.

Bronx County Courthouse (Mario Merola Bldg and Bronx Borough Hall)


Bronx Family-Criminal Courthouse


Bronx Housing Court


Bronx Mega Courthouse



BONUS: Former Courthouse

Bronx Borough Courthouse (Abandoned)
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Old April 17th, 2007, 04:55 AM   #16
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To end the courthouses in NYC, here is Staten Island otherwise known as Richmond County.

Richmond County Family Courthouse


NYS Supreme Court of the 2nd Judicial Dist (Surrogate Court and Richmond County Courthouse)


Richmond County Civil Court


Richmond County Criminal Court


Appellete Division of the 2nd Dist


BONUS: Former courthouses

3rd County Courthouse (now Richmondtown Visitors Center)
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Old April 18th, 2007, 02:13 PM   #17
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Sultan Abdul Samad Building

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Malaysia's former courthouse

The Sultan Abdul Samad Building is located in front of the Dataran Merdeka - literally the Independence Square - and the Royal Selangor Club, by Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The structure takes its name from Sultan Abdul Samad, the reigning sultan of Selangor at the time when construction began.

History
It was designed by A.C. Norman and built in 1894-1897 to house several important government departments during the British administration. A.C. Norman spent time in Africa and saw Muslim temples in India which led him to use Moorish architecture in the building's design.


The building at noon.



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Topped by a shiny copper dome and a 40m high clock tower, it is a major landmark in the city. It serves as the backdrop for important events such as the National Day Parade on August 31 and the ushering in of the New Year. This heritage building used to be occupied by the then Apex Court of Malaysia, the Supreme Court which was subsequently renamed the Federal Court. The Court of Appeal was also housed in this historic building. The Federal Court and the Court of Appeals have since moved to the Palace of Justice located in Putrajaya, the new Federal administrative capital. The Sultan Abdul Samad Building now houses the Commercial Division of the High Court of Malaya.

Behind the building flows the Klang river and across from it stands Jamek Mosque, a mosque of similar design by the same architect.



Sultan Abdul Samad Building in the evening.


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Old April 20th, 2007, 04:47 AM   #18
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Well, Tallahassee, FL will be my "city" for only the next two weeks, but we do have quite a few courthouses since it's the capital of Florida.

Only the bankruptcy court and Supreme Court are attractive, in my opinion!:


Florida Supreme Court:



Leon County Courthouse:





First District Court of Appeal:




US Bankruptcy Court:



Here's the only photo I can find that shows the whole building, and it's old:


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Old April 21st, 2007, 03:09 AM   #19
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Old April 21st, 2007, 07:38 AM   #20
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