Federal Building (former) – Hammond IN

Description

This neoclassical style building was competed in 1939 and housed the U.S. Court House and Post Office. Today, it is owned by the Hammond Baptist Church and is used as their main office.

Source notes

The cornerstone reads: Frank Murphy Attorney General, James A. Farley Postmaster General, John M. Carmody Federal Works Administrator, W. Englebert Reynolds Commissioner of Public Buildings, Louis A. Simon Supervising Architect, Neal A. Melick Supervising Engineer, 1939

I found this building while searching the internet for historic pictures of Hammond, IN. This site had a picture: http://www.preserveindiana.com/pixpages/nw_ind/hamststr.html

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_federal_courthouses_in_Indiana

Project originally submitted by Tom Graly on May 18, 2022.

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Location Info


507 State Street
Hammond, IN 46320

Coordinates: 41.618690, -87.516594

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