Paterson City HallEdit profile
Paterson City Hall, is located in Paterson, New Jersey. The building was built in 1896 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 10, 1995. City Hall was designed by the New York firm Carrere and Hastings in 1894, and is modeled after the Hôtel de Ville (city hall) in Lyon, France, capital of the silk industry in Europe. There are three statues of figures connected to Paterson's history outside city hall; (former Mayor) Nathan Barnert, (former Paterson Mayor and later US Vice-President) Garret Hobart, and (former Mayor) Dr. Andrew Mcbride. Additionally, there is a statue of city founder Alexander Hamilton outside the building.