Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building
1 Federal Drive
Fort Snelling, MN 55111-4080
The Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building, located south of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, is bordered by highways 55, 5, 62 (Crosstown Expressway), and the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.
Officially dedicated and named for the first Episcopal bishop of Minnesota in 1969, the building houses the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Homeland Security, and various agencies within the Department of Defense.
Due to the building's renovation work, however, many of these agencies have moved to Norman Pointe II, a 10-story leased office building in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Property Manager: Justin Weingartz
For more building information and service calls, contact the Whipple Service Desk using information in the top right box on this page. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.
Amenities Amenities for the Whipple Federal Building include a cafeteria, vending machines, and an ATM.
Building Hours and Access The building is open 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays). All visitors must present a valid government ID (state driver’s license or federal ID) and submit to security screening before being allowed to enter the building.
The shortcut for this page is www.gsa.gov/bhwfb.