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501 Belle Street
Alton, IL 62002
The William L. Beatty Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, located in historic downtown Alton 20 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri, is home to the Office of Surface Mining and the Social Security Administration. The Beatty Courthouse is ENERGY STAR® certified.
Property manager: James Hill (618-482-9377)
Public hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays)
For more building information and service calls, contact the property manager listed above. For other federal government information, call toll-free 1-844-USA-GOV1.
Outdoor parking is located on the west and north sides of the building. Public transportation is available via the bus stop across from the courthouse on Sixth and Piasa streets served by Madison County Transit.
Constructed in 1972, the two-story Beatty Courthouse is made of dark brown brick, gray-vein limestone trim, and fascia stone. The property is bordered by a two-foot retaining wall made of stone from the GM&O Railroad. In October 2002, the building was named in honor of U.S. District Court Judge William Louis Beatty.