Essex County Courthouse

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Essex County Courthouse





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In 1929, architects Guilbert & Betelle renovated the building, converting the grand jury and freeholders' meeting room into courtrooms, and added three more spaces. From 1991-2004, Essex County invested $49 million to restore the building.


Gordon, Mark W., and Anthony Schuman, editors. Newark Landmark Treasures: A Guide to the Landmark Buildings, Parks, Public Art & Historic Districts in New Jersey’s Metropolis. Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee, 2016, p. 22.

National Register of Historic Places, Essex County Courthouse, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, National Register #75001135

"The Essex County Court house at Newark, New Jersey." New York architect, 1908 Sept., v. 2, p. 125-128, pl. on p. 130-153, illustrations.

"Working drawing of the Essex County Court House, Newark, N.J." Architectural review (Boston), 1902 Oct., v. 9, n.s. v. 4, pl. 47-55.


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