Filming in Government Owned Buildings

Need a classic, distinct building for a movie or television show?  Perhaps you'd like to get in on the action and use one or more of our Government-owned buildings in your next project.  Federal buildings are located in cities of all sizes across the country and filming in the South is very popular right now.  If you are interested, give us a call and we can help arrange it. Here's a link to our regional catalog of available facilities and associated points of contact: Listing of Buildings Available for Film in the Southeast Sunbelt Region

Filming in Historic Buildings

We want to encourage the use of our historic buildings in film and television productions, to showcase and support this legacy by creating opportunities for the public to experience these buildings through film.  All revenue earned through this program is reinvested in our historic inventory helping to fund important conservation and rehabilitation projects not otherwise possible. Filming and other special event space rentals help support federal preservation goals by generating revenue to keep historic federal buildings occupied, in good repair, and economically viable while contributing to their use and enjoyment by the public. Using these locations goes a long way in promoting, protecting, and preserving these national treasures.  

Arranging filming is easy. Take a look at our full building list and contact the appropriate building manager with questions. 

Spotlight on Georgia Facilities

This quarter we are especially highlighting our marvelous buildings in Georgia, particularly those in Atlanta and Savannah.  See below for some details on our best features, and give us a call to arrange for further discussion.  

Building Name City/State Arch. Style/Year Constructed Point of Contact
U.S. Post Office and Courthouse Athens, Georgia Stripped Classical/1942
Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building Atlanta, Georgia Starved Classicism/1933
Elbert Parr Tuttle Court of Appeals Atlanta, Georgia Second Renaissance Revival/1910
U.S. Courthouse Augusta, Georgia Renaissance Revival/1916
U.S. Post Office and Courthouse Columbus, Georgia Second Renaissance Revival/1934
John C. Godbold Federal Building   Atlanta, Georgia Beaux Arts/1910
J. Roy Rowland U.S. Courthouse   Dublin, Georgia Neo-Classical/1937
Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse Gainesville, Georgia Classical Revival/1910, 1930
William Augustus Bootle Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse Macon, Georgia Greek Revival/1905, 1934
U.S. Custom House   Savannah, Georgia Greek Revival/1852
Tomochichi Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse Savannah, Georgia Second Renaissance Revival/1899, 1932
Frank M. Scarlett Federal Building Brunswick, Georgia Modernism/1959
Gnann House Plains, Georgia Craftsman/1925

Our Regional Historic Preservation Officer (RHPO), Audrey Entorf, will review any proposed uses and alterations to historic buildings (see contact info at right). If you'd like to learn more about filming in our historic buildings and the process as it relates to the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), please peruse our summary.  

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Last Reviewed 2015-03-10