Minton-Capehart Federal Building
575 N. Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Named after Sherman Minton and Homer E. Capehart, the six-story Minton-Capehart Federal Building is located in the central business district of Indianapolis across from Memorial Park and within blocks of the Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse.
Minton was a U.S. Senator from 1935-1941, Justice of the Seventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals from 1941-1949, and an U.S. Supreme Court Justice from 1949 to 1956. Capehart served in the U.S. Senate from 1944 to1962 and is known for rejuvenating the Republican Party in Indiana partly through the "Great Cornfield Conference" he hosted on his farm.
Property Manager: Michael Palmer and Robin Cox
Public Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except federal holidays).
For building service calls or more information, contact the Minton-Capehart Service Desk listed in the top right box of this page.
Building Projects In December 2012, the building's American Recovery Act funded project modernized the facility's life safety features and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system. The Minton-Capehart was given ENERGY STAR® designation in 2012.
Parking and Public Transportation A two-level parking garage located to the east of the building is available to assigned tenants. Public Transportation is available on the same block via IndyGo.
Key Tenants The Internal Revenue Service, Social Security Administration, and Veterans Administration are the building's major tenants. Others include the Department of Homeland Security, Drug Enforcement Agency, Department of Transportation, National Labor Relations Board, Office of Surface Mining, General Services Administration, and Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The latest GSA/Gallup tenant satisfactory survey (2012) resulted in a 61% "more than satisfied"rating (four or five on a five-point scale)
- Cafeteria and Vending Area
- Financial Center Federal Credit Union
Art in Architecture The exterior of the Minton-Capehart Federal Building features Milton Glaser's rainbow-colored mural Color Fuses. The mural enwraps the building's lower level and consists of 35 different bands of color. The artwork also includes a series of programmed lights, which cycle on and off around the building, simulating the rise and fall of the sun.