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Charles A. Halleck Federal Building

View of Charles A. Halleck Federak Building230 N. Fourth St.
Lafayette, IN 47901
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The Charles A. Halleck Federal Building – located on the edge of Lafayette’s central business district and originally constructed as a U.S. post office – is used primarily for court proceedings, though it still contains a postal station. 

The building is on the National Register of Historic Places and named for Charles Abraham Halleck, who represented the 2nd District of Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1935 to 1969. 

Property Managers: Nancy "Patricia" Gonzalez and Fred Peller

For building service calls and more information, use the contact information in the top right box of this page. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.

Public Hours The building is open 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays) and Saturday (post office access only) from 8 a.m.– noon.

Parking and Public Transportation The building has outdoor parking and is accessible by public transportation via CityBus.

Key Tenants The U.S. District Court, Court of Appeals, and Bankruptcy Court are the building's main tenants. Other tenants include GSA, the U.S. Postal Service, U.S. Marshals, and an outlease. The most recent (2011) GSA Tenant Satisfaction Survey produced a 95% more than satisfied rating (four or five on a five-point scale) for the building and GSA services. 

History and Architecture The land where the Halleck Federal Building stands was conveyed to the government in 1891 and named for Charles Halleck in 1983. Designed in the Art Deco style, the exterior of the two-story building features Indiana limestone and carved ornamentation in the Starved Classical style. The lobby of the building includes marble and metal details.



Nancy Gonzalez
(219) 852-2746

Frederick Peller
(219) 852-2743

Southern Illinois-Indiana Service Center
(217) 492-5035

Charles A. Halleck Federal Building, Lafayette Federal Building, 230 N. 4th St