U.S. Custom House, Chicago
610 S. Canal St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Constructed in 1932, the 12-story U.S. Custom House in Chicago is 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. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.
Building Projects Three projects are either underway or will be this year. BuildingLink is being installed to provide data regarding our building systems and show where we can save energy, while both a plaza repair project and a penthouse tuckpointing project began in summer 2013.
Public Hours and Access The building is open to the public 7 a.m.– 6 p.m. Monday through Friday (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, the artwork installed in the Custom House, was created by artist Karl Eugene Fortess, best known for his work as an educator.
The shortcut for this page is www.gsa.gov/customhousechicago.