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Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Milwaukee

Exterior lighted night view of the Milwaukee U.S. Courthouse517 E. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Representing one of the last bastions of Romanesque Revival architecture in the Midwest, the Milwaukee Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse currently houses both a U.S. District and U.S. Bankruptcy court and remains an exquisite example of Richardsonian Style. The courthouse earned Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) certification for existing buildings in July 2013 and was designated an ENERGY STAR® building in 2000, with re-designation in 2010.

The latest (2012) GSA Tenant Satisfaction Survey indicated that 83% of tenants are more than satisfied (rating of four or above on a five-point scale) with both the building and GSA services.

Property Managers: August Lubinski and Gerald Mavis (student intern)

For more building information, service calls, or to schedule a tour, contact the Milwaukee U.S. Courthouse Service Desk using the information listed in the top right corner of this page. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.

Public Hours The courthouse is open to the public from 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays). All visitors must pass through electronic security equipment located on the first floor via the main entrance on Wisconsin Avenue.

Parking & Public Transportation Public parking is available at the 411 E. Wisconsin Office Building (adjacent to the courthouse) and on Jackson Street, between Wisconsin Avenue and Mason Street or between Clybourn and Michigan streets. One-hour metered parking is available across the street from the courthouse. No public parking is available on the streets bordering the courthouse or within the courthouse garage.

Schedules for bus service to the courthouse stop are available through the Milwaukee County Transit System website or by calling (414) 344-6711.

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Milwaukee U.S. Courthouse Service Desk
(414) 297-3035

Minnesota/Wisconsin Service Center (Wisconsin Office)
(414) 297-3035

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