Brien McMahon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse

aerial view of the building with columns in front, trees all around and a flag pole to the left

915 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, CT 06604
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The Brien McMahon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, located in the South End of Bridgeport, Connecticut, is a steel-frame structure clad with limestone panels and a curtain wall system. The building is situated on a 3.35 acre-site and contains four above-grade stories and a basement. The building was renamed in 1994 after Brien McMahon, a former Connecticut senator who served in office from 1945-1952.

Property Manager: Derek Lata
Public Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (except federal holidays)
Public Access: The public is permitted access without appointment. You must state the nature of your business upon arrival and clear a security screening.
Amenities: Vending machines
Key Tenants: U.S. District Courts, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Internal Revenue Service, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Small Business Administration, Department of State - Diplomatic Security Service, U.S. Attorneys Office, U.S. General Services Administration

Parking and Public Transportation

Greater Bridgeport Transit bus stop within one block; Amtrak Railroad Station 0.3 miles away; and taxis available. Parking is available at the Wright Building Garage adjacent to the building.

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.

  • "Untitled" by artist Kent Bloomer. Commissioned in 1992.
  • "Copper Heads" by artist Patsy Norvell. Commissioned in 1985.
Last Reviewed: 2023-01-11