Hastings Keith Federal Building
53 North Sixth Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
The Hastings Keith Federal Building, located in the heart of New Bedford, Massachusetts is a modern-looking structure built in 1974. The steel frame, two-story building was placed at an angle to the city grid. It was named after Hastings Keith, a Republican congressman for Massachusetts from 1959-1973.
Property Manager: David Hall
Public Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (except federal holidays)
- Social Security Administration
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- U.S. General Services Administration
- U.S. Trustees
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- U.S. Department of Justice
Parking and Public Transportation
Southeastern Regional Transit Authority buses throughout New Bedford. There are several taxi businesses. Hourly-metered parking and parking garages within walking distance.
Art and Architecture
The GSA Art in Architecture Program commissions the nation’s leading artists to create large-scale works of art for new federal buildings.
"Sea Flower" by artist James Surls. Commissioned in 1978.