U.S. Courthouse and Post Office (former) – Kansas City MO

Description

Now an apartment building, the old Art Modern United States Courthouse and Post Office in Kansas City housed the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri until 1998.

The GSA lists significant events in the building’s development:
1935: Congress appropriates $3,300,000 for the construction of the new U.S. Post Office and Courthouse building.
1938: The ceremonial cornerstone is laid and construction begins under the supervision of local architects Wight & Wight.
1939: The building opens for business.

Source notes

http://www.gsa.gov/portal/ext/html/site/hb/category/25431/actionParameter/exploreByBuilding/buildingId/535
http://www.fjc.gov/history/courthouses.nsf/getcourthouse?OpenAgent&chid=B52307FC27E12CB58525718B0067EC6C

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 17, 2014.

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Location Info


811 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106

Coordinates: 39.103943, -94.58010999999999

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