William L. Beatty Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse

Exterior front entrance of Beatty Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse featuring the two-foot stone retaining wall501 Belle St. 
Alton, IL 62002
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The William L. Beatty Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse is located in historic downtown Alton, approximately 22 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri. The courthouse stands two stories above grade and is ENERGY STAR® certified. The Office of Surface Mining and the Social Security Administration are the main tenants of the building. 

In the latest (2015) GSA Tenant Satisfaction Survey, 68% of respondents gave a more than satisfied rating (four or five on a five-point scale) for the facility and GSA's services.

Property Manager: Pamela Davis

Public Hours: 8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays)

For more building information and service calls, use the contact information in the top right box on this page. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.

Parking and Public Transportation Outdoor parking is located on the west and north sides of the building. Public transportation is available via the Madison County Transit bus stop across from the courthouse on Sixth and Piasa streets.

Historic and Architectural Features Constructed in 1972, the Beatty Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse is made of dark brown brick, gray-vein limestone trim, and fascia stone. A two-foot retaining wall – made of stone from the GM&O Railroad – lines the property. The building was named in honor of U.S. District Court Judge William Louis Beatty in October 2002.

The shortcut for this page is www.gsa.gov/beattyfbct.

Last Reviewed 2015-12-15