Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building and Courthouse
202 Harlow Street
Bangor, ME 04401
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: Erick Kopczick
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 Administration, Internal Revenue Service
Parking and Public Transportation
Parking available at nearby lots and garages.
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.
- "A Declaration of Conscience" (After Senator Margaret Chase Smith) by artist Tim Rollins and K.O.S. Commissioned in 2013.
- "Autumn Expansion" by artist Yvonne Jacquette. Commissioned in 1981.
- "Moving Sky Mirrored" and "Opening Sky Stillness" by artist R. Scott Baltz. Commissioned in 2013.