City Council Chamber

Former NYC Councilman James Davis was shot and killed in the City Council chamber July 23, 2003. (credit: Dov Hikind/NYS Assembly website)

City Councilmembers Reflect On 10th Anniversary Of Fatal Shooting Of James Davis

Davis brought political rival Othniel Askew to a council meeting at City Hall on July 23, 2003, and then was shot dead by the man in front of schoolchildren and a chamber full of government leaders.

07/23/2013

Renovation work at City Hall - New York, NY - Jun 2, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Extensive Renovations And Restorations Continue At City Hall

It’s the oldest working city hall in the United States and all of that work and the passage of time have taken their toll.

06/03/2011