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Address: 209 Joralemon St., at Court St., Brooklyn, NY
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Beautiful building

I did not go in and only took photos of the building from a nearby park. It's easy on the eye with its beautiful architecture and design.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Brooklyn used to be a city, so there is a complete downtown district that mirrors neighboring Manhattan (the "City"), complete with city hall (now borough hall), courts, government buildings and parks. It's what makes Brooklyn so different from Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Brooklyn incorporated into NYC after the Brooklyn Bridge opened in the 1890's

Thank Enrique N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I did not go in and only took photos of the building from a nearby park. It's easy on the eye with its beautiful architecture and design.

Thank gboi77
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Such an iconic building in the heart of downtown Brooklyn. In one direction is the busy Fulton Mall area, head in a different direction to walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan, head in a different direction to walk along the promenade in historical brownstone Brooklyn. On nice days there are chairs and tables right out in front of the... More 

Thank KarolaRS
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Always something going on here. Farmers Mkt, book readings, music, tree lighting. A;so a huge subway hub.

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I'm not really sure who this building is attracting. It does have some historic value and it is an interesting building to look at. I grew up in the neighborhood and never thought of it as an "attraction". The Brooklyn Heights area is certainly an attraction with its brownstones, churches, stores, bars and scenic views of Manhattan but Borough Hall,... More 

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Warwick, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Exterior gives a feeling of grandeur Farmers Market on Saturday. The entrance to downtown Brooklyn. Well maintained. Inside nothing special. No parking

Thank Dkommers
Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Marty Lefkowitz had sworn over the years to put Brooklyn on the map. And we all laughed. Well, Brooklyn is on the map. When he was the Borough President, he had all different shows outside of his home. People were able to get free flu shots right outside his impressive home and The Nets were able to showcase their uniforms.... More 

Thank estherp618
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Just stay away from this very busy area during workdays. The best time to check the hood is on a Saturday for instance. (beautiful architecture on side streets lined up with brownstones) And the stores/restaurants around there are opened.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

In down town Brooklyn near Cadman Plaza.The supreme court surrounded by a small park. Walk to One of the nearby restaurants and enjoy some lunch.Go sit in and hear a case if you are able too.

Thank enidfromtheslope
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Government building that serves the local constituents with its cute park that worthwhile to wait and kill some time.

Thank Jun J

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