John F. Seiberling Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse
2 South Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
The John F. Seiberling Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse is located in the central business district of Akron. It is named after John F. Seiberling, a member of Congress from 1971-1987, who was instrumental in creating the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
The latest tenant satisfaction survey (2010) resulted in an 89% "more than satisfied" rating (four or five on a five-point scale).
Property Manager: Nicholas Infantino
For building service calls and more information, contact the Seiberling Courthouse Service Desk using the information in the top right box on this page.
Building Projects Construction for a new fire alarm system is expected for summer 2013.
Public Hours and Access The building is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. (except federal holidays). All visitors must submit to security screening and present a valid identification card (such as a state issued driver’s license or a federal ID) before gaining access to the building.
Parking and Public Transportation The Seiberling Courthouse has 310 indoor parking spaces for employees. Public parking is available within walking distance of the building, and public transportation is available via METRO.
Key Tenants Main tenants of the building are the District and Bankruptcy Courts, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services, U.S. Marshals, Internal Revenue Service, Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and Department of Labor.
History and Architectural Features The building, built in 1974, is a six-story concrete-reinforced structure and a classical representation of Brutalist architecture. Its rectangular structure slopes downward from front to back. In 2006 the building was officially named for John F. Seiberling.
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