United States Courthouse Building and Downtown Postal Station (Tampa, Florida)
Federal Building, U.S. Courthouse, Downtown Postal Station
|Location||601 Florida Ave., Tampa, Florida|
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|Architect||James Knox Taylor|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Renaissance|
|NRHP Reference #||74000633|
|Added to NRHP||June 07, 1974|
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The U.S. Courthouse Building and Downtown Postal Station, also known as U.S. Post Office, Courthouse and Custom House or the U.S. Post Office, Courthouse and Custom House, is a historic courthouse of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and later for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Tampa, Florida, United States. It is located at 601 Florida Avenue. On June 7, 1974, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Construction on the building was completed in 1905, under the supervision of James Knox Taylor, Supervising Architect `of the United States Department of the Treasury. It served as a courthouse of the Southern District of Florida from then until the creation of the Middle District in 1962, and then served as a courthouse for the Middle District of Florida until 2001. The building is now owned by the city of Tampa.
As of 2012, the building was being developed into a boutique hotel.
- Hillsborough County listings at National Register of Historic Places
- Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs
- Hillsborough County Courthouse at Florida's Historic Courthouses
- Florida's Historic Courthouses by Hampton Dunn (ISBN 0-9653759-5-1)
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