Nathaniel R. Jones Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse

10 E. Commerce St.
Youngstown, Ohio 44503
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Exterior street-level view of the Jones U.S. Courthouse and furnace columnsThe Nathaniel R. Jones Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse was built in 2002 under GSA's Design Excellence Program, an initiative to create and preserve a legacy of outstanding buildings for future generations. The three-story building contains 43,747 rentable-square-feet of space. It was one of the first GSA buildings to receive LEED® certification during construction and is named for Judge Nathaniel Raphael Jones

Property Manager: Jamie Thomas

For more building information or service calls, call the Jones Service Desk using the information in the top right box on this page. For other federal government information, contact 1-800-FED-INFO.

Public Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, (except federal holidays)

Parking and Public Transportation Parking options include a mid-rise public parking deck or a surface lot. Both are located directly south of the building on Commerce Street. A Western Reserve Transit Authority bus stop is one half-block south of the Jones Courthouse.

Building Amenities

  • Conference facilities with a capacity of 50 - Ground Level 
  • Naturalized landscape with native plant species to the north side of the site (part of LEED® certification)
  • Vending area - Ground Level

Key Tenants Building tenants include the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Trustees, U.S. Marshals Service, and GSA. 

History and Architectural Features The Jones Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse is a wedge-shaped building with a curved front. The building rises 55 feet above street level with one of its three stories lying partially below grade on the west and north sides. The outside of the courthouse is reminiscent of 1920's architecture, featuring beige brick, painted metal, and a standing seam roof. 

View of one of two Phantom Furnace Columns.

Art in Architecture

Andrew Leicester's Phantom Furnace Columns hint at Youngstown's industrial past. The two-piece installation references the blast furnaces that once stood in the town's mills. 

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Last Reviewed 2015-10-15