Surrogate's Courthouse - GOR-154736-cE18
Decorative and ornamental stonework and sculptures on the Surrogate Court building, in NYC.
The Surrogate's Courthouse, also known as the Hall of Records, is a Beaux Arts municipal building in lower Manhattan in New York City.
The Beaux Arts exterior features fifty-four sculptures artists Philip Martiny and Henry Kirke Bush-Brown, representing both allegorical figures — such as New York in Its Infancy, New York in Revolutionary Times, Philosophy, Law, and the seasons — and eminent figures from the city's past, and eminent figures from the city's past, including Peter Stuyvesant, DeWitt Clinton, David Pietersen De Vries, and mayors Caleb Heathcote, Abram Stevens Hewitt, Philip Hone, Cadwallader David Colden and James Duane.
The Surrogate's Courthouse is both US National Historic Landmark and NYC Landmark