Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Dayton
200 W. Second St.
Dayton, OH 45402
Dayton's Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse is an exceptional asset due to its size and location in the city's central business district. The courthouse is home to the U.S. District Court and approximately 235 Federal employees. Building amenities include a medical clinic on the second floor and a snack bar and lounge on the third floor.
Property Manager: Eric Ham
For building service calls and more information, contact the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse Service Desk using the information in the top right box on this page.
Public Hours and Access The courthouse is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except federal holidays). All visitors must submit to security screening and present a valid identity card (a state driver’s license or federal ID) before being permitted to enter the building.
Parking and Public Transportation The courthouse has a GSA-owned surface lot adjacent to the building. A public transportation system connects the surrounding communities to the central business district. See the Greater Dayton RTA website for schedule, route, and fare information.
Conference Rooms The courthouse features two conference rooms with capacities of 30 and 75 people. For reservations, contact the Service Desk listed at the top right of this page.
Key Tenants The courthouse is primarily occupied by the U.S. District Court and supporting agencies, as well as the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration. The latest customer satisfaction survey (2011) resulted in a 84% "more than satisfied" rating (four or five on a five-point scale).
History and Architectural Features The building was constructed in 1975 by Messer & Sons Construction Company. A nine-story, rectangular building with indentations in each wall and an overhang created by the three upper floors, the courthouse features a dark brown exterior with ribbed precast panels, thermal pane mirror glass, and stainless steel trim.
Art in Architecture The courthouse features two artworks, Gateway by Joseph Konzal and Red Neon Circle Fragments on a Blue Wall by Stephen Antonakos, both commissioned under GSA’s Art in Architecture program.