Federal Modernism

U.S. Tax Court Building, Washington, DC

Growth, Efficiency & Modernism: GSA Buildings of the 1950s, 60s and 70s [PDF - 6 MB] : Originally published in the fall of 2003, the study was updated and reprinted in 2006. A PDF may be downloaded online. Copies of the book may be obtained by contacting the Center for Historic Buildings.

GEM Assessment Tool [PDF - 481 KB] : Published as part of Growth, Efficiency & Modernism. A downloadable PDF is located in the historic preservation library.

Architecture of the Great Society [PDF - 1 MB] : Summarizes comments and issues from a forum held at Yale University assessing GSA's buildings constructed during the 1960s and 1970s. A downloadable PDF is in the historic preservation library.

Byron G. Rogers Federal Building and Courthouse Case Study [PDF - 580 KB]: An example of a First Impressions Project in a 1960s modernist building. A downloadable Word document is in the historic preservation library.

Modern Building Posters and Brochures List of posters and brochures highlighting select GSA modern buildings.

The shortcut to this page is www.gsa.gov/federalmodernism.

Last Reviewed: 2019-02-26