Cayuga County

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Cayuga

Cayuga County is named for the Cayuga Native American tribe.

 

Created:  March 8, 1799

County Seat:

Aurora  1799 – 1809

Auburn  1809 – present

 

County Courthouse – Auburn

 

Location:  152 Genesee Street / Court Street

Built:  1835 – 1836

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  John L Hagaman

Contractor:  John L Hagaman

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a three story buff colored stone  style structure. The northwest front has a large porch supported by six large columns rising to the top of the second story with windows on the third story and a pediment above. The building was rebuilt after a fire in 1922 and completed in 1924. The third story was added. The architect was Samuel Hilger and Carl C Tallman. The building was renovated in 1978. The architect was Beardsley & Beardsley and the contractor was Beardsley &  Beardsley.

 

County Clerk’s Building – Auburn

 

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Location:  158 Genesee Street / Court Street

Built:  1882 – 1883

Style:  Georgian

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a three story red colored brick and stone structure.

 

County Administration – Auburn

 

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Location:  160 Genesee Street / Court Street

Built:  1966 – 1967

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Beardsley & Beardsley

Contractor:  The Visconti Corporation

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a six story glass and concrete structure. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lake Ontario and Osewego County

E – Onondaga County and Cortland County

S – Tompkins County

W – Seneca County and Wayne County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010