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Discover architecturally and historically significant buildings located throughout the country. Up to five buildings are featured for each state; to search the entire inventory, go to Find a Building. To begin, click on any state in the map below.
AlabamaState Capital: Montgomery
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Huntsville, AL
The only major building constructed in downtown Huntsville during the Great Depression, the Neoclassical structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Downtown Huntsville Multiple Resource Area.
- Frank M. Johnson Jr. Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Montgomery, AL
In 1992, the five-story building was named after district Judge Frank Johnson, who ruled on a series of cases that changed Alabama's system of racial discrimination in the 1950s and 1960s.
- John A. Campbell U.S. Courthouse, Mobile, AL
The federal courthouse was named after John A. Campbell, a Supreme Court justice from Alabama who resigned in 1861 at the outbreak of the Civil War.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Selma, AL
This three-story Renaissance Revival building was constructed in 1909.
- Robert S. Vance Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Birmingham, AL
Although the cornerstone of the Neoclassical building was laid in 1918, the building was not finished until 1921 due to the American involvement in World War I.
AlaskaState Capital: Juneau
- Federal Building, Ketchikan, AK
Four murals painted directly into the concrete walls of jail cells are believed to have been done in the 1980s by prisoners who were members of two Native American tribes.
- Federal Building, Anchorage, AK
Although Alaska did not receive statehood until 1959, the modern building was constructed in 1939 as a symbol of the federal presence in the northern territory.
ArizonaState Capital: Phoenix
- James A. Walsh U.S. Courthouse, Tucson, AZ
Due to delays, funding problems, and World War I, the building was not constructed until 1929, nineteen years after House of Representatives authorized the site purchase.
- U.S. Customs House (Border Station Office Building), Nogales, AZ
Louis A. Simon designed this two-story border station in the Spanish Revival style, including a stucco exterior and a tile roof.
ArkansasState Capital: Little Rock
- Judge Isaac C. Parker Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Ft. Smith, AR
The present building was constructed in 1936, less than thirty feet behind the 1889 federal building, which housed the federal government operations and post office. Workers moved between the two buildings before the 1889 building was demolished.
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Texarkana, AR
The building's location straddles the boundary between two states: Arkansas and Texas. No other federal building in the country is sited in two states.
- Richard Sheppard Arnold U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Little Rock, AR
Original Art Deco lighting standards flank all the entries into the building at the 1932 and 1941 elevations.
- Old Post Office and Courthouse, Little Rock, AR
Constructed between 1876 and 1881, the building is one of the most notable examples of the Italian Renaissance Revival style in Arkansas.
CaliforniaState Capital: Sacramento
- Jacob Weinberger U.S. Courthouse, San Diego, CA
The building masterfully melds two distinct architectural styles -- Classical Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival -- in a public building that speaks to San Diego's Hispanic heritage and its American ambitions.
- James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building, San Francisco, CA
After the San Francisco earthquake in 1906, the courthouse and the U.S. Mint were the only buildings south of Market Street that survived the natural disaster and ensuing fires.
- U.S. Courthouse, Los Angeles, CA
The U.S. Courthouse has been the venue for a number of notable court cases, the site for the House Un-American Activities Committee's 1947 meeting on suspected Hollywood communists, and the 1973 "Pentagon Papers" trial.
- Richard H. Chambers U.S Court of Appeals, Pasadena, CA
Originally built as a hotel during the late stages of Pasadena's great resort hotel age, the main building was constructed in two sections: the two-story north wing, in 1920, and the six-story bell tower with flanking wings, in 1930.
- Federal Building, San Francisco, CA
The building was the last structure to be completed in the seven building San Francisco Civic Center complex, constructed between 1934 and 1936.
ColoradoState Capital: Denver
- Byron White U.S. Courthouse, Denver, CO
With its monumental presence and dramatic public spaces, the Byron R. White U.S. Courthouse is an excellent example of the Neoclassical architecture that dominated federal building design at the turn of the twentieth century.
- Federal Building and U.S. Custom House, Denver, CO
Local and state officials insisted on using local materials for the construction of the building. The resulting facade was clad in Colorado Yule Marble, which was also used on the Lincoln Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, both located in Washington DC.
- Wayne Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Grand Junction, CO
After construction began, a major design change added a third story to the building, whereas the original plans only called for two stories.
ConnecticutState Capital: Hartford
- William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, CT
The William R. Cotter Federal Building is an excellent example of Neoclassical architecture. Its architects adopted traditional classical architectural forms while abandoning excessive interior ornament in favor of Art Deco's more stylized decorative components.
- Richard C. Lee U. S. Courthouse, New Haven, CT
Important citizens in New Haven's history inspired the inscriptions on the exterior of the Neoclassical building.
DelawareState Capital: Dover
District of ColumbiaState Capital: Washington
- U.S. General Services Administration Building, Washington, DC
In 1921-1922, the building was the locus of the "Teapot Dome" scandal involving Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall. Fall was convicted and imprisoned for accepting $400,000 in bribes from two oil magnates in return for secretly granting them rights to drill for oil on federal lands.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, DC
Upon completion in 1888, it was the largest office building in Washington. The interior has ceilings eighteen feet high, the granite walls are nearly four feet thick, and there are nearly two miles of corridors inside the building.
- Old Post Office, Washington, DC
The Ditchley Foundation of Great Britain presented a set of English change ringing bells to the U.S. Congress as a symbol of friendship honor of America's bicentennial. The bells were permanently placed in the Old Post Office clock tower in 1983, and are rung at the opening and closing of Congress and for national holidays.
- Pension Building (National Building Museum), Washington, DC
The monumental Pension Building is massive in size and scale. The interior is dominated by a full-height atrium at the center, where twelve presidential inaugural balls have been held since the building was constructed in 1882.
- Ariel Rios Federal Building (New Post Office), Washington, DC
President Herbert Hoover used the same trowel to lay the cornerstone for the building in 1932 that President George Washington used to lay the Capitol's cornerstone in 1793.
FloridaState Capital: Tallahassee
- Winston E. Arnow U.S. Courthouse, Pensacola, FL
Rudolf Stanley-Brown, the grandson of President James A. Garfield, was the building's architect.
- U.S. Post Office, Courthouse, and Custom House, Key West, FL
The most distinctive feature of the main entryway is a pair of massive bronze-framed urn-like light fixtures. These original fixtures are mounted on the low walls which flank the main entry steps.
- U.S. Courthouse, Tallahassee, FL
The eight murals on the north wall of the main (original postal) lobby were completed in 1939 and depict the history of Florida. Artist Eduard Buk Ulreich was selected through a competition held by the WPA to provide work for artists.
- David W. Dyer Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Miami, FL
This is one of the few examples of federal Mediterranean Renaissance Revival architecture, combining Neoclassical details with elements of regional Florida architecture.
GeorgiaState Capital: Atlanta
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building, Atlanta, GA
The building was located across the street of the former Terminal Station, demonstrating the U.S. Post Office's dependence on railroads for mail service before the rise of airmail and long-range truck routing.
- U.S. Custom House, Savannah, GA
The notorious case involving the yacht "Wanderer" was tried here in 1860. It was the last documented violation of the 1820 law against the importation of slaves.
- Tomochichi Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Savannah, GA
This 1894 Second Renaissance Revival building was originally constructed of marble; the 1932 addition replicated the ornate detailing in terra cotta.
- Elbert P. Tuttle U.S. Court of Appeals Building, Atlanta, GA
The courthouse has been the site of several important cases. In 2000, the Elian Gonzalez deportation litigation and several lawsuits involving the presidential election of George Bush and Al Gore were argued in the courthouse.
- William Augustus Bootle Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Macon, GA
The building was named for Judge Bootle, was responsible for several landmark civil rights rulings in the state from 1961-1970. He ordered the desegregation of the University of Georgia, the Macon bus system, and Bibb County public schools.
HawaiiState Capital: Honolulu
- Federal Building, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Hilo, HI
The building was one of the first in Hawaii constructed using reinforced concrete.
IdahoState Capital: Boise
- (FORMER) Federal Building, Coeur d'Alene, ID
In September, 1986, a bomb was planted outside the building by members of a right wing terrorist group. The explosion, however, did little damage to the then 58-year-old building.
IllinoisState Capital: Springfield
- Paul Findley Federal Building, Springfield, IL
The construction drawings were completed in 1928, and the cornerstone laid 12 days before the stock market crash in 1929. The building was completed after the beginning of the Great Depression, and before the construction projects of the New Deal.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Danville, IL
Speaker of the House Joseph G. Cannon was instrumental pushing through a bill which created the U.S. Eastern District of Illinois and the ensuing federal building, which was then constructed in Cannon's hometown of Danville.
- Federal Building and U. S. Courthouse, Peoria, IL
The four original entrances contain two large wall mounted light fixtures of anodized bronze and glass; each is topped with a bronze eagle.
- Everett M. Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, Chicago, IL
The world-renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe served as the chief designer for the Federal Center. The project consolidated over thirty agencies formerly scattered throughout Chicago.
- Federal Building U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (USRRB), Chicago, IL
The original plans differ from the constructed building; the drawings called for more details on the stonework, which did not come to fruition.
IndianaState Capital: Indianapolis
- Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Indianapolis, IN
An open competition was held to select the design for the federal building, and the winners were John Hall Rankin and Thomas Kellogg, noted Philadelphia architects who created a massive Beaux Arts building.
- Charles A. Halleck Federal Building, Lafayette, IN
This Art Deco building was renamed in 1983 for Indianan Charles A. Halleck, who served in the House of Representatives for 35 years, from 1935-1969.
- E. Ross Adair Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Ft. Wayne, IN
The building rises three stories above a basement and is clad in gray-buff limestone with a granite base and entrance steps.
- Robert A. Grant Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, South Bend, IN
The building's two story postal lobby with barrel-vaulted ceiling, marble trim, and polished brass is located in the first floor, and remains intact despite the fact the post office vacated the building in 1983.
IowaState Capital: Des Moines
- U.S. Courthouse, Davenport, IA
Local architect Seth J. Temple designed the federal building in the Art Deco style of architecture.
- Federal Building U.S. Courthouse, Sioux City, IA
When the foundation for the building was excavated by a steam shovel, unemployed workers protested in favor of the more traditional, labor-intensive method of using men with hand tools and horse-drawn equipment. But technology prevailed.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Cedar Rapids, IA
The building is located on May's Island, an island in the Cedar River, which flows through the central business district and bisects Cedar Rapids into nearly two equal halves.
- U.S. Courthouse, Des Moines, IA
The U.S. Courthouse is one of seven monumental public buildings constructed along the Des Moines River.
KansasState Capital: Topeka
- U.S. Courthouse, Wichita, KS
The courthouse contains two important Depression-era oil-on-canvas murals located on the east and west walls of the lobby.
KentuckyState Capital: Frankfort
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, London, KY
The elliptically shaped court room contains most of its original furnishings, and was the site of the famous 1938 Harlan County Conspiracy Cases Trial. This trial was the first attempt in the courts to establish a precedent of punitive penalties under the 1935 Wagner Act.
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Lexington, KY
The building has two ornamental, oval-shaped entry lobbies, one at each of the southeast and southwest entries. There is a grand staircase in the southeast entry lobby and passenger elevators with original doors in the southwest lobby.
- Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse and Custom House, Louisville, KY
The building was among the first recipients of artwork commissioned by the Treasury Relief Art Project, a program under the Public Works Act that employed painters and sculptors to incorporate art within federal buildings.
- Federal Building, U.S. Post Office, and Courthouse, Owensboro, KY
The courtroom features oak paneling and a carved eagle behind the judge's bench.
- William H. Natcher Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Bowling Green, KY
The original 1912 curved marble staircase is the dominant feature of the building.
LouisianaState Capital: Baton Rouge
- John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court of Appeals Building, New Orleans, LA
The building was unoccupied from 1963 until 1965, when it served as a public high school for three years after Hurricane Betsy destroyed McDonough 35 High School.
- F. Edward Hebert Federal Building, New Orleans, LA
Like many other buildings constructed during this time, the federal building is modernistic with streamlined finishes and features.
- U.S. Custom House, New Orleans, LA
This monumental granite building was begun in 1848 and built over a period of 33 years. The grand Marble Hall in the center of the building is one of the finest Greek Revival interiors in the United States.
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Alexandria, LA
This Art Deco style limestone building contains a massive central pavilion which resembles a raised temple on the second and third floors.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Baton Rouge, LA
The site is part of a three building "Federal Complex" which includes the 1932 courthouse, a 1966 post office, and a 1990 federal building.
MaineState Capital: Augusta
- U.S. Custom House, Portland, ME
The U.S. Custom House is the best remaining example of the work of Alfred B. Mullett, Supervising Architect of the Treasury from 1865 to 1874, in the state of Maine and continues to serve its original function.
- Edward T. Gignoux U.S. Courthouse, Portland, ME
The first federal courthouse in Maine, the building was designed in a trapezoidal shape, with an interior courtyard to be constructed in two phases. The first phase was finished in 1911, and the second in 1932.
MarylandState Capital: Annapolis
- Appraisers Stores, Baltimore, MD
The primary intended use of the Appraisers Stores was to provide examination and laboratory space for the Customs Service, since it was necessary for imported goods to be evaluated for value and quality.
- U.S. Custom House, Baltimore, MD
Less than a year into its construction phase, a catastrophic fire swept through downtown Baltimore. Over 1,500 buildings were destroyed, and although Custom House suffered major damage, the building was completed in 1907.
- Maude R. Toulson Federal Building and U.S Post Office, Salisbury, MD
Designed by Acting Supervising Architect of the Treasury James A. Wetmore, the 1924 building has a symmetrical facade and classical details.
MassachusettsState Capital: Boston
- U.S. Custom House, New Bedford, MA
The building's high-style portico, which is characteristic of the Greek Revival style, contains four slightly tapered Doric columns each consisting of four pieces of stone. The columns are twenty-five feet in height and two feet three inches in diameter.
- Harold D. Donohue Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Worcester, MA
The triangular site upon which the building is located determined the quadrilateral shape of the building.
- Captain John Foster Williams USCG Building, Boston, MA
Originally built and used as a warehouse, the structure departed from the usual construction techniques with a curved southwest corner and structural steel designs to make it as fire-proof as possible.
- John W. McCormack U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Boston, MA
This Art Deco building has 22 floors and appears weighty and massive, a symbol of federal strength in an urban setting.
MichiganState Capital: Lansing
- Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center, Building 1, Battle Creek, MI
The property successively served as a private sanitarium, a military hospital for World War II soldiers, and has been used as federal government offices since 1954.
- Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse, Detroit, MI
The building features several ornamental bas-relief sculptural groupings executed by noted Detroit architectural modeler, Corrado Joseph Parducci. The sculptural panels and medallions depict various agencies and activities of the federal government.
- Federal Building/U.S. Courthouse, Port Huron, MI
The building was constructed in two major phases: 1873-1877 for the original Greek Revival structure, and a one-story 5000 square foot addition in 1933. Subsequent renovations occurred in 1960 on the interior and a 1987 exterior restoration.
MinnesotaState Capital: St. Paul
- Gerald W. Heaney Federal Building, U.S. Courthouse and Custom House, Duluth, MN
Duluth became the railhead for the first transcontinental railway, and the nation's fifth busiest seaport by the end of the 19th century. Due to innovative plans for Duluth's downtown, a new federal building was designed in the Renaissance Revival style and constructed in 1929.
- Federal Building, Minneapolis, MN
In the 1960s and early 1970s, the building became the focus of local anti-war demonstrations against the IRS, the armed forces, and Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, a Minnesota native.
MississippiState Capital: Jackson
- James Eastland Federal Building, Jackson, MS
The intersection of several major railroad lines after the turn of the century, and the discovery of natural gas fields in the 1930s, led to Jackson's major growth and the necessity of a substantial federal building.
MissouriState Capital: Jefferson City
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Kansas City, MO
Two of the original four courtrooms were located in interior spaces within the building and therefore needed artificial lighting and air conditioning, which were added during construction.
MontanaState Capital: Helena
- Mike Mansfield Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Butte, MT
In 1924, a convicted bootlegger began shooting a gun wildly in the courtroom; a bullet hole in the upper portion of the side rear courtroom door remains as a reminder of the incident.
- Federal Building, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Missoula, MT
The building, which has served as the headquarters for the Northern Region of the U.S. Forest Service since 1914, was the location of the investigation into the tragic 1949 fire at Mann Gulch in the Helena National Forest that killed 13 firefighters.
NebraskaState Capital: Lincoln
- Federal Building, Omaha, NE
The building was constructed for a total cost of $565,000, a significant savings since the original appropriation amount totaled $740,000.
- Federal Building, Grand Island, NE
Grand Island's first post office opened in 1859. Before moving into the new building in 1910, the post office spent 27 years alongside a cigar factory and a cabinet works on the ground floor of a downtown building.
NevadaState Capital: Carson City
New HampshireState Capital: Concord
- Federal Building, Laconia, NH
The building was designed and constructed for the United States Forest Service, the largest agency within the Department of Agriculture. Two murals depict subjects important to the White Mountain National Forest, wood logging and native fauna.
New JerseyState Capital: Trenton
- Federal Building, Newark, NJ
The building is a landmark within the James Street Commons Historic District because of its location on the park, size, and Second Renaissance Revival architectural style.
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Camden, NJ
Terra cotta relief panels are used on the facade to separate the first and second floors. The panels, which can be found on all four sides of the building, contain alternating images of rosettes, acanthus leaves, shield motifs.
- Clarkson S. Fisher U.S. Courthouse, Trenton, NJ
This 1932 building was a WPA project during the Depression and constructed in a Stripped Neoclassical style.
New MexicoState Capital: Santa Fe
- Santiago E. Campos U.S. Courthouse, Santa Fe, NM
In 1883 the building grounds were chosen as the site for Santa Fe’s "Tertio-Millennial" celebration, and an oval racetrack about 1/3 mile long was set up surrounding the site.
- U.S. Post Office, Albuquerque, NM
Built in 1908, it is Albuquerque's oldest remaining federal building. It needed two additions in order to keep up with the growing demands on government services, one constructed in 1923 and the other constructed in 1932.
- U.S. Courthouse, Albuquerque, NM
This is the only downtown structure in Albuquerque which salutes the heritage of the Indian culture of the Southwest.
New YorkState Capital: Albany
- Thurgood Marshall U.S. Courthouse, New York, NY
The 1936 building was among the first federal skyscrapers ever constructed.
- Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York, NY
In 1899 the government invited twenty firms to vie for the New York U.S. Custom House commission. Cass Gilbert’s elaborate Beaux Arts design was selected.
- Robert C. McEwen U.S. Custom House, Ogdensburg, NY
This is the oldest building in Ogdensburg, New York, and the oldest known building continuously occupied by the federal government in the continental United States.
- Michael J. Dillon U.S. Courthouse, Buffalo, NY
Due to the unusual shape of the site, the architects created a pentagonal building; plans originally called for 12 stories, but limited funding reduced its size to seven stories.
- Conrad B. Duberstein U.S. Bankruptcy Courthouse, Brooklyn, NY
This 1892 Romanesque Revival style building contains strong, simple forms with powerful arches dominating the first story. Elaborate dormers, iron roof cresting, steeply pitched roofs, and a tower constructed in 1933 give the building a picturesque quality.
North CarolinaState Capital: Raleigh
- U.S. Courthouse (Veach-Baley Federal Complex), Asheville, NC
The exterior of the 1929 Art Deco building contains elaborate limestone carvings.
- Alton Lennon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wilmington, NC
This 1919 Neoclassical building was originally called the Customs House, Appraisers Store and Courthouse. The massive structure covers an entire city block and occupies 330 feet of waterfront property on the Cape Fear River.
- L. Richardson Preyer, Jr. Federal Building, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Greensboro, NC
The site of the building is particularly significant; it is said the armies of General Green and Lord Cornwallis fought around a house previously located on this site during the Revolutionary War.
North DakotaState Capital: Bismarck
- Judge Bruce M. Van Sickle Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Minot, ND
The site chosen for the new building contained six lots, five of which were owned by a citizen who did not want to sell. This accounted for a ten-year delay in proceeding with the building construction.
- Ronald N. Davies Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Grand Forks, ND
The building inspired similar architecture for the adjacent enclave of Classical Revival buildings, including Grand Forks' City Hall and Central High School.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Fargo, ND
A church and the original 1897 post office were demolished to make way for the new 1931 building.
- Federal Building, Bismarck, ND
The two seals which flank the main entryway were added during the 1964 renovation, more than 50 years after the building was constructed.
OhioState Capital: Columbus
- Potter Stewart U.S. Courthouse, Cincinnati, OH
After outgrowing the 1874 Federal Building, a new post office and courthouse was constructed. It was technically a smaller building, but had more than double the working space due to the fact that it was four stories taller than the previous structure, but the same overall height.
- U.S. Courthouse and Custom House, Toledo, OH
This four-story Beaux Arts building took three years to construct, from 1929-1932.
- Joseph P. Kinneary U.S. Courthouse, Columbus, OH
The building's footprint is a trapezoid, with a second floor central light court to illuminate the interior offices.
- Howard M. Metzenbaum U.S. Courthouse, Cleveland, OH
Inspiration for the design of this Beaux Arts building came from the Place de la Concorde in Paris, as well as the work of French architect and theorist Francois Blondel.
OklahomaState Capital: Oklahoma City
- Federal Building, Tulsa, OK
The building contains 22 prominent two-story limestone Corinthian columns; the plans originally called for only six.
- Ed Edmondson U.S. Courthouse, Muskogee, OK
The building differs from other buildings designed by James K. Taylor's office in that it has a distinct Neoclassical styling and composition, whereas most of the other buildings were usually Second Renaissance or Beaux Arts styles.
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Oklahoma City, OK
The U.S. Post Office and Courthouse is part of a federal complex that included another courthouse and the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. In April 1995, a terrorist bomb destroyed the Murrah building.
- Carl Albert Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, McAlester, OK
One of the most remarkable features of this building is the second floor loggia on the front facade, defined by four free-standing Corinthian columns. This area is accessed by five French doors which open onto the loggia from the second floor courtroom.
OregonState Capital: Salem
- Pioneer Courthouse, Portland, OR
The Pioneer Courthouse is the oldest extant federal building in the Pacific Northwest. The infamous Oregon Land Fraud trials of 1904 were held in the building, and 33 criminals brought to justice.
- (FORMER) U.S. Custom House, Portland, OR
This building is an exemplary display of the Italian Renaissance Revival style of architecture, exhibiting Baroque and Mannerist features.
- Gus J. Solomon U.S. Courthouse, Portland, OR
When the cornerstone of the building was laid in 1932, it included a metal box within the stone containing five Portland daily newspapers and historic documents relating to the building.
- James A. Redden U.S. Courthouse, Medford, OR
This was one of two identical buildings constructed during the same time period; the other was in Pendleton, Oregon.
PennsylvaniaState Capital: Harrisburg
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Pittsburgh, PA
The building was erected over the rail line in order to eliminate transporting mail to and from stations. Later alterations removed the train tracks.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Erie, PA
The complex contains three historic buildings: the Erie Public Library, completed in 1899; a 1938 federal courthouse; and the 1947 Baker Building, originally a clothing store. The new Courthouse Annex and the Connector, built in 2004, unites the buildings.
- William J. Nealon Courthouse, Scranton, PA
This Art Deco building contains marble, bronze, clay tile, simulated stone, cast iron, oak detailing and decorative stencils as interior materials.
- U.S. Custom House, Philadelphia, PA
Distinguished by richness of materials, the quality of its design, and a decorative program by a major local artist, the building cost over $3,500,000 by the time it was completed in 1934.
Puerto RicoState Capital: San Juan
- Jose V. Toledo Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Old San Juan, PR
The building was designed to provide suitable accommodations for important government offices, and to demonstrate the commitment of the United States to the Island of Puerto Rico.
Rhode IslandState Capital: Providence
- John O. Pastore Federal Building, Providence, RI
The building was named for former Senator John O. Pastore in 1977. He had maintained offices there during his entire 26-year term.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Providence, RI
Construction of the building required relocating railroad tracks and bridging the Providence River. It was hailed as one of the finest federal buildings outside Washington, D.C., upon its completion in 1908.
South CarolinaState Capital: Columbia
- U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Charleston, SC
This building is situated at "Four Corners of the Law" in downtown Charleston. On each corner of an intersection is an important building representing county law, local city law, religious law, and federal law.
- C.F. Haynsworth Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Greenville, SC
There is a projecting central temple front with six square Tuscan columns contributing to the 1904 Renaissance Revival building style.
- U.S. Custom House, Charleston, SC
The current location of the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse was the site of the gallows for public executions during British rule before the Revolutionary War.
South DakotaState Capital: Pierre
- U.S. Courthouse, Sioux Falls, SD
After the battle at Wounded Knee, the construction of a Federal building at Sioux Falls was intended to create a sense of stability and permanence among the newly arrived settlers.
TennesseeState Capital: Nashville
- Joel W. Solomon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Chattanooga, TN
The building is a notable example of the Art Moderne style, and in 1938 was recognized by the American Institute of Architects as one of the 150 finest buildings constructed in the previous twenty years in the United States.
TexasState Capital: Austin
- U.S. Courthouse, Austin, TX
Lyndon B. Johnson maintained an office in the building for more than 29 years, when he held office as a U.S. congressman and later as vice president of the United States.
- Eldon B. Mahon U.S. Courthouse, Fort Worth, TX
The sixth floor west penthouse space originally functioned as an observatory for the National Weather Bureau, complete with instrument platform.
- Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, San Antonio, TX
The building officially opened in 1937 and at that time, the first floor and basement were air-conditioned. This was a new technology that had not been installed in the any other post office in the country at this time.
- Federal Building, Dallas, TX
This design of the building consists of a 10-story office base and a 19-story office tower rising on the front (north) side. In 1978, floors 11 through 19 in the tower were gutted and are currently unoccupied and used for storage.
- U.S. Custom House, Galveston, TX
The extensive use of fireproof cast iron was revolutionary then and likely accounted for the building’s survival from the 1885 Galveston fire.
UtahState Capital: Salt Lake City
- U. S. Forest Service Building, Ogden, UT
This building was one of the first buildings in the nation to be funded by the Works Projects Administration (WPA), a government program designed to stimulate the nation's economy during the Depression.
- Frank E. Moss U.S. Courthouse, Salt Lake City, UT
The selected site for the building was purchased from two local bankers, the Walker brothers, for one silver dollar on November 21, 1899.
VermontState Capital: Montpelier
- Federal Building, U.S. Post Office, and Custom House, St. Albans, VT
The marble lobby contains the well preserved Saltra murals depicting rural Vermont life, commissioned by the Fine Arts branch of the Treasury Department.
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VirginiaState Capital: Richmond
- Owen B. Pickett U.S. Custom House, Norfolk, VA
With the exception of a brief period of Confederate occupation from April 1861 to May 1862, this building has housed the U.S. Customs Service for over 135 years.
- Walter E. Hoffman U.S. Courthouse, Norfolk, VA
The Art Deco building is one of only a few of this style in the Tidewater area.
- C. Bascom Slemp Federal Building, Big Stone Gap, VA
After 50 years, the location of the postal counters and mailboxes were reversed in the 1960s to allow for 24-hour access to the mailboxes. This is one of the few alterations made to the building.
- Lewis F. Powell, Jr. U.S. Courthouse, Richmond, VA
This building is the oldest courthouse in GSA's inventory. It survived the 1865 fire set by Confederate troops as they abandoned Richmond at the end of the Civil War.
- U.S. Courthouse, Harrisonburg, VA
The building sits on seven acres of land, and was designed with a two-story colonnade located over the main entrance.
WashingtonState Capital: Olympia
- Tacoma Union Station, Tacoma, WA
In 1987, Congress authorized GSA to lease Tacoma Union Station for 35 years. A major railway station which had fallen into disrepair, the building was renovated and restored to house federal courts. A three-story addition added eight more courtrooms to the building.
- William O. Douglas Federal Building, Yakima, WA
The main entrance contains a central pavilion on the second and third floors with two-story Ionic columns delineating the space.
- Port Angeles Federal Building, Port Angeles, WA
The site for the new building was occupied by a "squatter" so the citizens of Port Angeles pooled their efforts and constructed a new residence for the squatter, who then vacated the site and gave up all claim to it.
- Old Federal Building, Seattle, WA
This is the first extensive installation of aluminum as a construction material on the West Coast, and due in part to the close proximity of aluminum smelters along the Columbia River.
West VirginiaState Capital: Charleston
- Sidney L. Christie Federal Building, Huntington, WV
Within a few years of its construction, the population of Huntington tripled, and the building became too small. Two additions, one in 1915 and one in 1935, increased the size of the building and solved the spatial issues.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, WV
The use of the Beaux Arts style represented the high standard of design and pride of public buildings of the period.
- Elizabeth Kee Federal Building, Bluefield, WV
The building was named for Elizabeth Kee, the first woman from West Virginia to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives; she remained in the House for 14 years before retiring.
WisconsinState Capital: Madison
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Milwaukee, WI
Interior spaces on the first through fifth floors are arranged around a vast central atrium capped by an iron-and-glass skylight.
- Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Eau Claire, WI
The building was designed by Supervising Architect of the Treasury James Knox Taylor and constructed in 1909.
WyomingState Capital: Cheyenne
- Federal Building, Cheyenne, WY
This is the only federal building designed by William Dubois, a regionally prominent Wyoming architect.
- Ewing T. Kerr Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Casper, WY
The federal government paid a total of $44,000 for several building lots in order to have enough land for the size of the building to be constructed.