Goodfellow Federal Center

4300 Goodfellow Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63120

The Goodfellow Federal Center is a suburban office park situated on a 62.5 acre, 23 building campus in St. Louis.

The buildings that now comprise the Federal Center were built in 1941 by the Department of Defense and were utilized as an Army Small Arms Munitions Plant to support the World War II effort. During the war, approximately 16,000 employees worked at the complex manufacturing .30 and .50 caliber ammunition.

On July 1, 1966, the ownership and operation of the 62.5 acre complex was transferred from the Army to GSA. After this time, GSA renovated the complex into a suburban office park. The Federal Center is also potentially eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

General Information

The Goodfellow Federal Center is open Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Visitors must have a valid ID and must enter through the security checkpoint at the main entrance to the Federal Center. The individual’s ID badge must be worn at all times while in the buildings.

For more information about this facility, please contact the St. Louis West Field Office using the contact information located at the upper right hand side of this page.


There is ample free parking available around the buildings for tenants. Visitors must park in the free visitor parking lot at the main entrance to the Federal Center.

Fitness Center

The facility includes weight training equipment, various aerobic machines and an aerobic workout area. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 5:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Cafeteria (Building 103F)

Cafe Louie is the onsite cafeteria for the complex, located in Building 103F. Its hours of operation are 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday through Friday. For menu items and more information, visit the Cafe Louie [a nongovernment website]

Goodfella's Snack Shop (Building 105F)

This shop carries sandwiches, snacks and sundries and is open to all Goodfellow Federal Complex tenants. Hours are Monday – Friday 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Credit Union

The Gateway Metro Credit Union is located on the first floor of Building 105, Column G25 and is open Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. There are also ATMs in Building 105 (north end lobby) and Building 103 (near the cafeteria).

Building 105L

Building 105L contains a 500-seat auditorium, five classrooms ranging in seating from 25-50 people. One conference room seats up to 20 people. Audio/visual support is available.

Environmental Conditions

GSA, tenant agencies, and other regulatory entities are currently conducting extensive research to better characterize environmental conditions at the Federal Center. Controlled access to certain basement, mechanical and other non-tenant areas has been ordered by building managers after recent sampling indicated varying amounts of asbestos, lead paint, and other organic chemicals.

GSA takes potential environmental risks very seriously. Out of an abundance of caution, GSA has requested assistance from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to oversee additional research at the facility.

Safety data fact sheets [ZIP - 12,607 KB], environmental reports, and other records from 2002-2016 are now posted in an online Federal Center Reading Room. These documents are also available to view in person from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Building 107.

Questions and comments regarding ongoing environmental evaluation efforts may be directed to GSA's Region 6 Environmental Team by email at Members of the news media may contact the Region 6 Public Affairs Officer or the GSA Press Secretary for more information.


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Last Reviewed 2016-07-04