Lee H. Hamilton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse

Exterior medium shot of the entrance and plaza for the Hamilton U.S. Courthouse, New Albany, IN121 W. Spring St.
New Albany, IN 47105
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Located in the central business district of New Albany, Indiana, the Lee H. Hamilton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse is named after former congressman Lee Herbert Hamilton for his 34 years of federal service from 1965-99. 

Building amenities include a vending machine room. 

Property Manager: Katie Whittle

For more building information or service calls, contact the Hamilton U.S. Courthouse Property Manager using the information in the top right box of this page. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.

Public Hours and Access The building is open to the public 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays). The public can enter the facility at the main entrance on Spring Street. All visitors must undergo security screening and present a valid identity card (such as a state driver's license or federal ID) before gaining access to the building. 

Parking and Public Transportation Though the courthouse offers no public parking, visitors can use the commercial parking lot adjacent to the south side of the building. Public transportation is available via Tarc bus.

Key Tenants Major tenants include the U.S. Bankruptcy and District courts. The courthouse also houses offices for the FBI and U.S. Attorneys, Marshals, Trustees, and Probation. The latest (2012) GSA Tenant Satisfaction Survey showed 88.5% of tenants are more than satisfied (rating of four or five on a five-point scale) with the building and GSA's services.

History and Architecture In 1966, New Albany's Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse was built to replace the city's original U.S. Post Office and Federal Building constructed in 1887. The current building's repetitive arches and surrounding portico are said to pay homage to the steamboats associated with New Albany's history. The building was officially renamed the Lee H. Hamilton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse on October 15, 2001.

The shortcut for this building is www.gsa.gov/hamiltonfbct.

Last Reviewed 2015-09-09