Livingston County

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Livingston

Livingston County is named for Robert R Livingston, who was a drafter of the Declaration of Independence.

 

Created:  February 23, 1821 

County Seat:

Geneseo  1821 – present

 

County Courthouse – Geneseo  

 

Location:  2 Court Street / Avon Road

Built:  1898 – 1901

Style:  Georgian and Classical Revival

Architect:  Claude Fayette Bradon and J Con. Hillman of Bragdon & Hillman of Rochester

Contractor:  Edward James Forbes of Geneseo

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick structure. The south front has a large portico supported by four high white colored columns with pediment above. The corners of the building are trimmed with stone. An east and west wing extends from the main building. On the center of the roof is a square white colored wood cupola with open top section. An addition was constructed on the north side in 1957. The building was renovated in 2000.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1823 and an addition was built in 1856.

 

County Administration – Geneseo  

 

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Location:  6 Court Street / Avon Road

Built:  1991 – 1992

Style:  Modern

Architect:  MRE Group PC

Contractor:  Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has a slightly projecting center section with recessed entrance, large semi-circular window on the second story and rising to a peak. The roof is hipped.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Monroe County

E – Ontario County

S – Allegany County and Cattaraugus County

W – Wyoming County and Genesee County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010