Paul Findley Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse

Exterior aerial view of the Findley U.S. Courthouse600 East Monroe St.
Springfield, IL 62701

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Constructed in 1930, the three-story Paul Findley Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse is named after Paul Findley, former U.S. Representative from Illinois, who served from 1961 to 1983. 

Property Managers: Philip Heimlich and Leigh Ann Davis (assistant)

Public Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays)

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

Public Access

All visitors must undergo security screening and present a driver's license or other valid ID card before gaining access to the building.

Parking and Public Transportation

Several public parking options are available near the building. A bus stop is located to the east of the building; visit Springfield Mass Transit for more information.

Key Tenants

The building houses offices for the Department of Homeland Security, Social Security Administration, U.S. Attorneys, U.S. District and Bankruptcy courts, and the U.S. Marshals Service. In the most recent (2015) Tenant Satisfaction Survey, 90% rated the Findley Courthouse and GSA services a four or five on a five-point scale.

Architecture

The courthouse is clad in gray limestone with decorative terra-cotta crests, combining Federalist, Neoclassical, and Art Deco styles. The district courtroom is one of the most significant interior spaces remaining in the building, with classical styling in its wood door frames, walnut paneling, and decorative plaster ceiling. Currently used as both a federal courthouse and an office facility, the Findley building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1978.

The shortcut for this page is www.gsa.gov/findleyfb.

Last Reviewed 2016-04-11