Abraham A. Ribicoff Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse

brown brick building with trees and cars in front of it

450 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
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The Abraham A. Ribicoff Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, located in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, is an eight-floor, low-rise building in the Modernism style. The courtrooms of the building flank the central courtyard. A granite foundation supports tan-colored brick walls with marble trim. The two-story entrance is flanked by contemporary marble columns. In 1980, the building was renamed after Abraham Alexander Ribicoff, a former representative, senator, and governor from Connecticut.

Property Manager: Tom Anderson
Public Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (except federal holidays)
Public Access:
Public entrance is on Main Street
Key Tenants:
Department of Homeland Security, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Parking and Public Transportation

CTtransit Bus, Amtrak Railroad Station 0.7 miles away, and taxis are available. Parking is available at a nearby lot.

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.

  • "Citizens" by artist Timothy Woodman. Commissioned in 1992.
Last Reviewed: 2021-01-11