James O. Eastland Federal Building (former) – Jackson MS

City:
Jackson, MS

Site Type:
Federal Facilities, Post Offices, Federal Courthouses

New Deal Agencies:
Federal & Military Operations, Treasury Department

Started:
1933

Completed:
1934

Description

The James O. Eastland federal post office and courthouse was constructed in 1933-34. It is a “five-story, limestone, Art Deco interpretation of a classical building” (www.gsa.gov). A new courthouse recently replaced this one, and the Eastland building is now privately owned.

Source notes

https://www.gsa.gov/portal/ext/html/site/hb/category/25431/actionParameter/exploreByBuilding/buildingId/562# https://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2013/sep/25/preserving-and-updating-eastland-courthouse/

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 19, 2014.

Location Info


245 E. Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39201

Coordinates: 32.299838, -90.18482

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