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 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.

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 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 [nongovernment site].

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

Last Reviewed: 2020-10-19