U.S. Custom House, Chicago
610 S. Canal St.
Chicago, IL 60607
The U.S. Custom House in Chicago is a 12-story office building originally constructed by the government in 1932 and currently used as office space primarily for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Located in the Near West Side community of Chicago, southwest of the central business district, the Custom House is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Property Manager: Gina Carter
For building service calls or more information, contact the Custom House Service Desk using the information in the top right box on this page.
Building Projects Three projects are either underway or will be this year. BuildingLink, which will provide data regarding our building systems and show us where we can save energy, is being installed. And both a Plaza Repair Project and a Penthouse Tuckpointing Project will begin summer 2013.
Public Hours and Access The building is open to the public Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.- 6 p.m., (except federal holidays). All visitors must undergo security screening and present a valid identity card (such as a state driver's license or federal ID) before gaining access to the building.
Art in Architecture Winter Vista was created by Artist Karl Eugene Fortess. He is best known for his work as an educator.
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