John W. Bricker Federal Building

Street-level exterior view of Bricker Federal Building200 North High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
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The John W. Bricker Federal Building was constructed in 1977 and named in 1988 for John William Bricker, former Governor of Ohio (1939-1945) and U.S. Senator (1947-1959). The building occupies two-thirds of a city block and is bound by the 60 Spring Street Condos on the east, East Hickory Street on the north, North High Street on the west, and Spring Street on the south.

Property Manager:  Courtney Hatchel

Public Hours:  8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays)

For building services and information, use contacts at top right. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.

Parking and Transportation

The building is located near public transportation and has a connected parking structure for federal employees.

Key Tenants

The Bricker Federal Building contains offices for the IRS, Housing & Urban Development, Dept. of Agriculture, SSA, and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown. In the latest (2016) Tenant Satisfaction Survey, 80% rated the Bricker building and GSA services a four or five on a five-point scale.

Sustainability Efforts

The Bricker Federal Building uses many sustainable practices. Through 2014 the building has reduced energy use by 24% and water use by more than 25% from its 2003 baseline. The property management staff has implemented action plans, cutting edge equipment, contractor monitoring, and tenant engagement to divert 64% of waste from landfills last year. Tenants participate in quarterly recycling drives, and the building's service contractors use green cleaning products and other new methods for reducing water and energy use.


The building houses several amenities for federal employees, including a cafeteria and post office.

Art in Architecture

Plaza-level view of art wall with red T shape on front and orange square around corner right both with diagonal and arc linesThe Bricker building is home to Robert Mangold's porcelain-enamel and steel painting Correlation: Two white line diagonals and two arcs with a 16 foot radius

See more federal artworks by visiting America's online Fine Arts Collection.

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Last Reviewed 2016-08-09