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New York Supreme Court

  • Chinatown, United States
  • 464 Pearl St, New York, NY 10007, USA 
    New York Supreme Court was built in 1927. Last reconstruction of facilities in 2005 only emphasized its original splendor. This magnificent building is indeed a masterpiece of architectural creativity. It is made on Project American architect Guy Lowell in classical Roman style. The construction is of the form and extent of the temple.

    A distinctive feature of the building is a large number of narrow windows. Its majestic facade covers a massive Corinthian colonnade, crowned by a triangular pediment decorated with bas-relief granіtnym of thirteen figures. It is dominated by three statues that identify law, truth and justice. Rotunda is decorated with a huge fresco, divided into six parts, each of which is a pair of figures of historical cultures, played a role in the history of law, as well as portraits of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and six US lawmakers.

    New York Supreme Court is an architectural monument worthy of the attention of tourists. At certain hours it is open to the public tours.
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