Lee H. Hamilton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
121 W. Spring St.
New Albany, IN 47150
Located in the central business district of New Albany, Indiana, the Lee H. Hamilton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse was officially named in 2001 for former congressman Lee Herbert Hamilton, who served from 1965-99.
Property Manager: Katie Whittle
Public Hours: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays)
For more building information or service calls, refer to the property manager contact information at top right. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.
Public Hours and Access
The main entrance is on Spring Street. All visitors must undergo security screening and present a valid ID card 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.
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. On the latest (2015) Tenant Satisfaction Survey, 50% rated the building and GSA's services four or five on a five-point scale.
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 shortcut for this building is www.gsa.gov/hamiltonfbct.