50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act

VISION UPDATE: October 18, 2016

GSA’s historic building legacy includes structures symbolizing the permanence and stature of our federal government. Here are a few of them.  Photos (Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc./GSA)

The U.S. Courthouse in Los Angeles achieved National Historic Landmark status for its significance in the history of the civil rights movement as the site of the first court decision to declare segregation unconstitutional on the grounds that separate was not equal in 1946.

The 1937 Pueblo Revival style U.S. Border Inspection Station in Naco, Arizona, represents the region's diverse vernacular architecture.

The 70-acre site between the White House and the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., known as the Federal Triangle, was developed in the 1930s according to principles of the City Beautiful movement.


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Last Reviewed 2016-10-18