Charles E. Chamberlain Federal Building and U.S. Post Office

Exterior street-level view of Chamberlain U.S. Co315 W Allegan St
Lansing, MI 48933

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The Charles E. Chamberlain Federal Building and U.S. Post Office, across the street from the Michigan State Capitol, was constructed in 1932 in the Egyptian Revival style and acquired by GSA in 1976.

In 1987, Congress renamed the building after Charles E. Chamberlain, Michigan’s 6th Congressional District Representative from 1957–74.

Property Manager: Jordan Dykstra (616-456-2367)

Public Hours: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Saturday. Postal lock boxes are accessible 7 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Saturday. The building is closed and postal lock boxes are unavailable on all federal holidays.

For building services, see contact box elsewhere on this page. For other federal government information, call toll-free 1-844-USA-GOV1.

Public access

Visitors must undergo security screening and present a valid identity card (see Real ID) before gaining access to the building. Cell phones, cameras, and recording devices are prohibited.

Parking and public transportation

The building has nearby public parking, and is also accessible by public transit via the Capital Area Transit Authority.

Key tenants

  • U.S. District Court, Court of Appeals, Bankruptcy Court
  • Federal Highway Administration

Other tenants

  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Transportation
  • Marshals Service
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • Postal Service
  • Probation and Pretrial Services
  • Public Defender
Last Reviewed: 2021-11-18