Saratoga County

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Saratoga

Saratoga County is named for the Native American word meaning “the hill beside the river”.

 

Created:  February 7. 1791

County Seat:

Ballston Spa  1791 – present

 

County Courthouse – Ballston Spa 

 

Location:  30 McMaster Street / Remsen Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Cadman & Droste of Troy

Contractor:  Hanson Construction Company of Scotia

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds and has a recessed first story. The second story has projecting vertical window frames with recessed window. The building is part of the Saratoga County Complex. The roof line is flat.

 

Note: The bid by Hanson Construction Company was $1,850,000. Other bids were Campito Plumbing and Heating Inc. of Albany for mechanical work at $516,609, Trojan Hardware Company for plumbing at $327,000 and Smith Electric Company of Cohoes for electrical at $229,439.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1818. The previous courthouse was designed by M F Cumings and built in 1889.

 

See:  The Judicial District 4 is located at Saratogo Springs.

 

County Administration – Ballston Spa 

 

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Location:  40 McMaster Street / Remsen Street

Built:  1955 – 1956

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Milton Lee Crandell

Contractor:  Frank E Antolick.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped ground. The building forms an “L” shape with a south wing. The roof line is flat. The building is named as the Clerks Office and Supervisors Building.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Warren County

E – Washington County and Rensselaer County

S – Albany County and Schenectady County

W – Montgomery County, Fulton County and Hamilton County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2017