Thursday, July 28, 2011

John Weld Peck Federal Building

The 10-story, Modernism style building was built in 1964 and designed by architecture firms Potter, Tyler, Martin & Roth and Harry Hake & Partners. In 1984 it was named after John Weld Peck, an Ohio judge who served on the U.S. District Court for 5 years and the U.S. Court of Appeals for 27 years. It is the areas offices for many federal agencies including the Federal Executive Board, National Labor Relations Board, FBI, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

The building is made of glass and limestone and features an aluminum sculpture on the side of the building created by Marshall Fredericks titled, “American Victory Eagle”. Inside the building is a mosaic by artist Charley Harper titled, “American Wildlife” or, “Space for all Species” and depicts over 100 species of animals found in the United States.

John Weld Peck Federal Building
550 Main Street, Downtown

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