Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building and Courthouse

federal building with white columns and an american flag in front of the building

202 Harlow Street
Bangor, ME 04401
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The Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building and Courthouse, located near the Kenduskeag Stream in Bangor, Maine, was constructed in 1968 and includes court and federal agency office functions. It is considered to be an important example of regional mid-century architecture. It was named after a congresswoman and senator from Maine who was the first woman to serve in both houses in Congress and the first woman to represent Maine in both.

Property Manager: Lyndon Millett
Public Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. (except federal holidays)
Public Access:
Via main entrance screening station
Amenities:
One public access vending area with seating on first floor
Key Tenants: U.S. Courts, U.S. Senate, U.S. Attorneys Office, U.S. Probation Office, Social Security Adminstration, Internal Revenue Service

Parking and Public Transportation

Parking available at nearby lots and garages.

Awards

American Institute of Architects Chicago 2018 Design Excellence Award: Divine Detail.

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.

Last Reviewed: 2020-02-26