City Hall (Old Federal Building) – Sitka AK

Description

Sitka, Alaska’s City Hall was originally constructed as the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse. Constructed during the Great Depression, the concrete-construction federal building was completed to replace a wooden frame structure that had burned in 1936. The two-story building was designed in the prevailing Moderne style with simple Art Deco details and was constructed for $168,000. It has been used as Sitka’s city hall since 1993.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
168000

Source notes

Millard, L., & Welsh, A. (August 18, 1997). Sitka US Post Office and Courthouse nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Department of the Interior.

Post Office Staff Moves. (March 22, 1938). The Alaska Miner, p. 3.

Project originally submitted by Susan C. Allen on January 1, 2015.

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Location Info

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100 Lincoln Street
Sitka, AK 99835

Coordinates: 57.048497, -135.340214

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