Former Federal Court Building and Post Office

Former Federal Court Building and Post Office (HMNPA)

Location: Columbus, OH 43215 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.621', W 82° 59.845'

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When it was completed in 1887, this building was the first federal district courthouse and post office specifically built for those purposes in the city. A magnificent example of the Romanesque Revival style, the building was more than doubled in size between 1907 and 1912. The building was used as a courthouse until 1934 when the new Federal Courthouse was constructed. It was then used for a variety of federal offices until 1984 when it was transferred through the city of Columbus to the law firm of Bricker & Eckler who currently use it as their offices under a long term lease.

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In honor of
Richard C. Simpson, Esq.
whose vision and leadership led
to the saving and restoration of
this historically significant
central Ohio landmark
Bricker & Eckler LLP
Administrative Partner 1982-1986
Managing Partner 2000-2009

Dedicated January 28, 2010
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HM NumberHMNPA
Series This marker is part of the Postal Mail and Philately series
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Marker Number3
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 329396 N 4425266
Decimal Degrees39.96035000, -82.99741667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.621', W 82° 59.845'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 37.26" N, 82° 59' 50.70" W
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Area Code(s)614, 513
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 S 3rd St, Columbus OH 43215, US
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