Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse

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Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse is located in Mercer County, New Jersey
Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse
Location 402 State Street
Trenton, New Jersey
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Area less than one acre
Built 1932
Architect James A. Wetmore
Architectural style Renaissance
NRHP Reference # 12000309[1]
NJRHP # 1806[2]
Designated NJRHP May 24, 2012

The Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse, originally known as the United States Courthouse and Federal Building, is located in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. and houses the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

The building was designed by James A. Wetmore and completed in 1932.[3] The "stripped" Neoclassic structure contains murals by Charles Wells.[4][5] It was added to the state register of historic places in 1989 and federal register in 2012.[6] It was named for federal judge Clarkson Sherman Fisher in 1993[7] prior to his death in 1997.[8]

See also


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  7. "H.R.1303 - To designate the Federal Building and United States Courthouse located at 402 East State Street in Trenton, New Jersey, as the "Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building and United States Courthouse"". Retrieved 2014-05-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "Clarkson S. Fisher, 76, Is Dead; Was Federal Judge In New Jersey" By David M. Herszenhorn, New York Times, July 30, 1997