Public Buildings Service

African American History Month: How Our Nation’s Courthouses Played a Role in the Civil Rights Movement

African American History Month: How Our Nation’s Courthouses Played a Role in the Civil Rights Movement

Three Southern Courthouses Named as National Historic Landmarks for their role in Civil Rights Movement

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During February, in commemoration of African American History Month, the General Services Administration (GSA) is taking a look back at the historic sites that played a prominent role in the Civil Rights Movement. In 2015, The Fifth Circuit Court of...
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Public Buildings Service Year in Review 2015

Public Buildings Service Year in Review 2015

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In 2015, the General Services Administration’s Public Buildings Service provided effective, mobile, sustainable workplace solutions for federal agencies at the best value for the federal government. Throughout the nation, we worked to reduce and modernize the government’s real estate footprint....
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GSA To Bring Solar Energy Federal Buildings DC

GSA To Bring Solar Energy Federal Buildings DC

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What can $0.04 per KWh get you? Approximately $5 million in utility costs savings. As part of the White House Capital Solar Challenge, GSA announced today that it has awarded a contract to design, construct and operate solar energy systems...
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HBO’s Wizard of Lies Filmed in GSA Historic Buildings

HBO’s Wizard of Lies Filmed in GSA Historic Buildings

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Every year, our federal office buildings, courthouses, land ports of entry, and historic landmarks are featured in major motion pictures. Filmmakers come to GSA because we have some of the most unique properties in the world. And with 371 million...
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GSA Goes Green in Washington, DC

GSA Goes Green in Washington, DC

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Agency Holds Industry Day on Sustainability in Leased Buildings, Participates in Smarter DC Challenge Last week, GSA held an industry day on sustainability in leased buildings at its headquarters building in Washington, DC. From a private sector perspective, the timing...
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GSA Honored for Energy and Water Efficiency in Minnesota

GSA Honored for Energy and Water Efficiency in Minnesota

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Greening the government is one of our highest priorities, and we’re proud that the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in Fort Snelling, Minn., was selected as a 2015 winner of the prestigious Federal Energy & Water Management Award. Each year,...
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GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth Gets Sworn In

GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth Gets Sworn In

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GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth is sworn in by GSA General Counsel Kris Durmer in Washington, DC, with her husband, Chip Roth, and mother, Lorraine Johnson, in attendence.

Repurposing Materials Saves Federal Agencies Money

Repurposing Materials Saves Federal Agencies Money

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As a proactive federal partner, the General Services Administration (GSA) is committed to providing the best deal for the taxpayer and its federal partners, and one of the many ways the agency does that is by practicing sustainability. A prime...
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Fact Friday: The History of the New Orleans Custom House

Fact Friday: The History of the New Orleans Custom House

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The U.S. Custom House in New Orleans, LA., was one the largest federal buildings to be constructed in the mid-nineteenth century. In fact, its construction was similar in scale to the U.S. Capitol. However, the building faced challenges even before...
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