United States Post Office and Federal Building, Wichita

United States Post Office and Federal Building, Wichita

The U.S. Courthouse, Wichita, Kansas is a historic post office, courthouse, and Federal office building.

The building was constructed between August 1930 and April 1932 at a cost of $1.2 million.

The U.S. Courthouse in Wichita, originally the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, is distinguished by its modern facade and Depression-era murals. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as part of a group of Kansas Post Offices noted for their artwork.

Modernistic for its time, the U.S. Courthouse is a U-shaped, flat-roofed, steel-framed building clad in beige Bedford limestone. The building is 224 feet by 157 feet, and is three levels in height, with a fourth level across the south elevation, and a fifth level at the towers of the east and west corners.
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United States Post Office and Federal Building on Map

Sight Name: United States Post Office and Federal Building
Sight Location: Wichita, USA (See walking tours in Wichita)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Wichita, Kansas

Create Your Own Walk in Wichita

Create Your Own Walk in Wichita

Creating your own self-guided walk in Wichita is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Wichita Introduction Walking Tour

Wichita Introduction Walking Tour

In place since the days of Wild West, Wichita is the largest city in Kansas. Industrial hub as it is, the city also hosts a number of large museums, theaters, parks, and entertainment venues, including Exploration Place, featuring hands-on science exhibits, Botanica themed gardens, comprising a wildflower meadow and a Chinese garden, and The Museum of World Treasures, to mention but a few. To find...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles
Architectural Tour in Wichita

Architectural Tour in Wichita

Walking in downtown Wichita, you will observe various beautiful buildings that differ by their architectural style. There are unique buildings representing Victorian Renaissance, Art Deco, Second Renaissance Revival, Richardsonian Romanesque and other architectural styles. Take this tour to explore the beauty of the most important architectural buildings in Wichita.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles