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 Street
Alton, IL 62002
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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 Social Security Administration. In the latest (2015) Tenant Satisfaction Survey, 68% of respondents gave a four or five rating (on a five-point scale) for the facility and GSA's services. The Beatty Courthouse is ENERGY STAR® certified.

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 contacts at top right. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.

Public Parking and Transportation

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 [nongovernment site].

Historic and Architectural Features

Constructed in 1972, the two-story 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 [nongovernment site] in October 2002.

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

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