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Grand Island in Hall County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Federal Building

 
 
Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
1. Federal Building Marker
Inscription.  
Originally designed as a U.S. Post Office and Court House, the Grand Island Federal Building opened on November 26, 1910. It was designed by James Knox Taylor and cost $108,000. The 1935 west-wing addition was designed by local architect, Charles W. Steinbaugh. In 1968, the Post Office moved, and the first floor was renovated into office space for federal agencies. The Federal Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
 
Erected 2010 by Grand Island Business Improvement District and General Services Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list.
 
Location. 40° 55.46′ N, 98° 20.435′ W. Marker is in Grand Island, Nebraska, in Hall County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street (U.S. 30) and Locust Street, on the left when traveling west on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 West 2nd Street, Grand Island NE 68801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Federal Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
2. Federal Building and Marker
walking distance of this marker. The Yancey (within shouting distance of this marker); Hall County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort O. K. Cannon (about 500 feet away); Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Old Dodge School (about 700 feet away); Martin Building (about 700 feet away); The Lincoln Memorial Highway (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Island.
 
Also see . . .
1. Grand Island, Nebraska, Federal Building. (Submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Post Office and Courthouse National Register Nomination. (Submitted on March 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
<i>Post Office and U.S. Court Building, Grand Island, Neb.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1915
3. Post Office and U.S. Court Building, Grand Island, Neb.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 15, 2015.
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