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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

Erie County Courthouse

Address

140 W 6TH STREET

Municipality

City of Erie

Tax Parcel

17040005010200

Historic District

West 6th Street HD

Classification

Class 1 (Definitions of Classes)

State Key Number

18598

Historic Function

Government - city hall

Style

Classical Revival

Built

1853

Architect

 

Builder

 

Barn Type on property

 

Last Entry Update

5/21/2015


HISTORY

The west wing of the courthouse building, originally capped with a wooden clock tower, was constructed in 1853-1855 at a cost of $63,000. The present east wing and other modifications, including removal of the clock tower, were undertaken in 1889-1890.

Sources: Northwest Institute of Research, Historic Survey 1982


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CURRENT ASSESSMENT PHOTO


Photo courtesy, Erie County Assessment Office


PHOTO FROM 2014 SURVEY

HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS


Photo circa 1908


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