Federal Building


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
The U.S. Federal Building during winter, along the Thunder Bay River in Alpena, Michigan. Showing the back view.
Notes:
This elegant example of Renaissance Revival architecture was constructed during 1911-1912. The Federal Building is executed in brick faced with smooth ashlar. A balustrade tops the modillioned cornice. The upper story contains small paired rectangular window openings, the first semicircular arched windows with compound arches, keystones, and Palladian fanlights. The main entrance is approached by a staircase and enriched by elaborate iron pilasters and entablature. The interior, especially the first floor, contains vaulted ceilings, Corinthian pilasters, and iron grill work. The Federal Building housed Alpena's post office from 1913 until the mid 1950s. 145 Water STreet.
Date of Original:
c1913 - 1920
Dimensions:
Width: 10285 px
Height: 7925 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 10285px
Image Height: 7925px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Federal Building Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Federal Building:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0626803217533
    Latitude: 45.0626803217533 Longitude: -83.4305398597717
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Special Collections, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

Federal Building
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Federal Building


The U.S. Federal Building during winter, along the Thunder Bay River in Alpena, Michigan. Showing the back view.