Richard Bolling Federal Building

601 East 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

The Richard Bolling Federal Building is an 18-story office building that first opened in 1965. It is named for Congressman Richard Bolling, whose district representation spanned 30 years.

The largest federal building in the Kansas City area, the "Bolling Building" includes roughly 1.2 million square feet of office space and houses around 2,800 federal workers each day.

For any facility-related questions, concerns or requests, contact the Kansas City North Service Center using the contact information provided on the upper right side of this page.

General Building Information

Hours of Operation

The Richard Bolling Federal Building is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. All employees and visitors must present a valid form of identification and pass screening before being granted access into the building or if waiting in the lobbies for an extended period of time. Visitors have access to public areas only.


Pay-to-park lots and metered street-level parking directly north of the building are available to visitors. All government-owned parking facilities are monitored by the Federal Protective Service.

Tenant Board Meetings

Those agencies within the Richard Bolling Federal Building comprise a Tenant Board. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. in the Mural Conference Room, N133. GSA encourages participation in these meetings as various building issues are discussed.


Aramark Cafeteria

Located on the east side of the ground floor, the cafeteria is open weekdays. Breakfast is served from 6 to 9 a.m. and lunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cherry Street Café

Located in Room N110 on the first floor, the sundry and snack shop is open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Mazuma Credit Union

This credit union is on the first floor, Room N149, and open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kansas City Area Credit Union

This credit union is on the ground floor, Room G-61, and open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LIFE Fitness Center

Located on the ground floor, Room G-89, the fitness center is staffed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. It is staffed from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday. Access to the fitness center requires membership.

Corporate Kids 601

The building's child care facility is located in Room 146 and is open weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Federal Occupational Health Clinic

FOH's clinic is on the ground floor, Room G-05. It is open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Building Renovation Project

The GSA Heartland Region completed a $280 million renovation project in 2015 that has modernized the Richard Bolling Federal Building. All 18 floors have new energy-efficient workspaces, enhanced security features and new lobby areas. By dividing the project into four phases, GSA was able to maintain a high-level of occupancy throughout construction. Learn More

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Last Reviewed: 2018-09-18