The Supreme Court

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Washington DC‘s Supreme Court Building, constructed between 1932--1935, was designed by noted architect Cass Gilbert, who is best known as the architect for the Woolworth Building in New York. The first session of the Supreme Court was convened on February 1, 1790, but it took some 145 years for the Supreme Court to find a permanent residence. During those years the Supreme Court lived a nomadic existence. At the laying of the cornerstone for the building on October 13, 1932, Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes stated, ""The Republic endures and this is the symbol of its faith.""

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