Magnificent Municipal

Whoaaaaaaa.

An imposing structure, eh?

The first Scotch Plains Municipal Building was completed in 1928 (below).

The second one, built immediately next door, was utilized from 1973 onwards. (Blatantly stolen from the architects mentioned below.)

Around 2008, Potter Architects added the sloped roof and porticos you see in the current photo.

For current (or at least, less historical) information about the Scotch Plains Municipal Building, check its website.

 

Reference:

Bousquet, R. and Bousquet, S. (1995). Images of America: Scotch Plains and Fanwood. Arcadia Publishing: Dover, NH. ISBN 0738563188.

Potter Architects, LLC. (n.d.) “Public (Municipal).” http://www.potterarchitects.com/id3.html

Scotch Plains Messenger. (2008). “A municipal building to make you proud!” 11(1), 1. www.scotchplainsnj.com/MessengerVol11No1.pdf

The Scotch Plain-Fanwood Times. (1973). “Move to new municipal building in mid October.” 14(36), 1 and 6. http://www.thejointlibrary.org/archives/TheTimes/1973/1973-09-20/index.cgi?page=1&zoom=3.

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