Explore by State

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.

Search by State


Created with Snap

Alabama

State Capital: Montgomery
Population: 4,627,851

Alaska

State Capital: Juneau
Population: 683,478

Arizona

State Capital: Phoenix
Population: 6,338,755

Arkansas

State Capital: Little Rock
Population: 2,834,797

California

State Capital: Sacramento
Population: 36,553,215

Colorado

State Capital: Denver
Population: 4,861,515

Connecticut

State Capital: Hartford
Population: 3,502,309
  • 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.

Delaware

State Capital: Dover
Population: 588,292

District of Columbia

State Capital: Washington
Population: 588,292

Florida

State Capital: Tallahassee
Population: 18,251,243

Georgia

State Capital: Atlanta
Population: 9,544,750

Guam

State Capital: Hagatna
Population: 167,000

Hawaii

State Capital: Honolulu
Population: 1,283,388

Idaho

State Capital: Boise
Population: 1,499,402

Illinois

State Capital: Springfield
Population: 12,852,548

Indiana

State Capital: Indianapolis
Population: 6,345,289

Iowa

State Capital: Des Moines
Population: 2,988,046

Kansas

State Capital: Topeka
Population: 2,988,046
  • 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.

Kentucky

State Capital: Frankfort
Population: 4,241,474

Louisiana

State Capital: Baton Rouge
Population: 4,293,204

Maine

State Capital: Augusta
Population: 1,317,207

Maryland

State Capital: Annapolis
Population: 5,618,344

Massachusetts

State Capital: Boston
Population: 6,449,755

Michigan

State Capital: Lansing
Population: 10,071,822

Minnesota

State Capital: St. Paul
Population: 5,197,621

Mississippi

State Capital: Jackson
Population: 2,918,785

Missouri

State Capital: Jefferson City
Population: 5,878,415

Montana

State Capital: Helena
Population: 957,861

Nebraska

State Capital: Lincoln
Population: 1,774,571
  • 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.

  • 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.

Nevada

State Capital: Carson City
Population: 2,565,382

New Hampshire

State Capital: Concord
Population: 1,315,828
  • 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 Jersey

State Capital: Trenton
Population: 8,685,920

New Mexico

State Capital: Santa Fe
Population: 1,969,915
  • 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 York

State Capital: Albany
Population: 19,297,729

North Carolina

State Capital: Raleigh
Population: 9,061,032

North Dakota

State Capital: Bismarck
Population: 639,715

Ohio

State Capital: Columbus
Population: 11,466,917

Oklahoma

State Capital: Oklahoma City
Population: 3,617,316

Oregon

State Capital: Salem
Population: 3,747,455

Pennsylvania

State Capital: Harrisburg
Population: 12,432,792

Puerto Rico

State Capital: San Juan
Population: 3,941,459

Rhode Island

State Capital: Providence
Population: 1,057,832

South Carolina

State Capital: Columbia
Population: 4,407,709

South Dakota

State Capital: Pierre
Population: 796,214
  • 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.

Tennessee

State Capital: Nashville
Population: 6,156,719

Texas

State Capital: Austin
Population: 23,904,380

Utah

State Capital: Salt Lake City
Population: 2,645,330

Virgin Islands

State Capital:
Population: 0

Virginia

State Capital: Richmond
Population: 7,712,091

Washington

State Capital: Olympia
Population: 6,468,424

West Virginia

State Capital: Charleston
Population: 1,812,035

Wisconsin

State Capital: Madison
Population: 5,601,640

Wyoming

State Capital: Cheyenne
Population: 522,830