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America’s Architectural Treasures Continue to Serve Vital Government Role

America’s Architectural Treasures Continue to Serve Vital Government Role

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Preserving historic buildings is vital to understanding our nation’s heritage and respecting past generations. This is especially true in May, which is Historic Preservation Month. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is the guardian of more than 400 historic buildings...
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The U.S. Flag and GSA Fly Proudly Together

The U.S. Flag and GSA Fly Proudly Together

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Although Flag Day is not celebrated as a federal holiday, GSA and citizens across the United States will celebrate Flag Day on June 14 to honor the Stars and Stripes and to commemorate the flag’s adoption. GSA has a leading...
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Presidential Legacies Live On Through GSA Buildings

Presidential Legacies Live On Through GSA Buildings

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One of the many ways we remember our past presidents of the United States is to name GSA-managed buildings in their honor. With Presidents Day coming up, check out which presidents have a GSA building named for them. The table...
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GPG Breaks Ground for Three Innovative Building Technologies

GPG Breaks Ground for Three Innovative Building Technologies

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GSA’s Green Proving Ground (GPG) program is one of the ways GSA advances the performance of our federal buildings. Designed to overcome new technology adoption barriers, GPG tests emerging technologies in GSA’s buildings to assess the impacts of real-world conditions....
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GSA’s Salt Lake City Courthouse Wins Prestigious Award

GSA’s Salt Lake City Courthouse Wins Prestigious Award

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As a design leader, GSA’s Public Buildings Service strives for best design, efficiency, and taxpayer savings in its federal buildings. Recently, the American Institute of Architects awarded the 2015 Institute Honor Award to the new Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse...
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Throwback Thursday: The Mystery of Mag and Mayme

Throwback Thursday: The Mystery of Mag and Mayme

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A judge at the Port Huron Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse wrote us with some questions about a long ago fountain and its missing statues. Digging deep into the National Archives led to some interesting discoveries. The mystery began when...
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GSA Saves Taxpayer Dollars with Water-Use Reductions in Austin

GSA Saves Taxpayer Dollars with Water-Use Reductions in Austin

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In partnership with Austin Water, GSA’s Greater Southwest Region conducted comprehensive water efficiency reviews of five federal office buildings in Austin, Texas, and identified investments that could be made to save 10.5 million gallons of water annually and $200,000 in...
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Throwback Thursday: The Government Cuspidor

Throwback Thursday: The Government Cuspidor

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One of the most remarkable facts about GSA’s historic buildings is that by and large they still serve the same purpose for which they were originally constructed: as federal courthouses, custom houses, and office buildings. Although they are often being...
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