Essex County Courthouse

Newark, New Jersey

The Essex County Courthouse is one of America’s most significant examples of art integrated into civic architecture from the American Renaissance period. Cass Gilbert selected prominent artists Edwin Blashfield, Kenyon Cox, Charles Yardley Turner, William Low and Howard Pyle to create the magnificent murals. Elmer Garnsey designed the architectural ornament.

EverGreene was responsible for the fine arts conservation of murals and paintings, the restoration of decorative painted finishes, gilding conservation, the restoration and replication of pastiglia and composition ornament, and the refinishing of the oak, mahogany and walnut paneling throughout.

Ten courtrooms and all significant public spaces were conserved and restored.