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Portland’s Gus J. Solomon U.S. Courthouse is a star attraction

Portland’s Gus J. Solomon U.S. Courthouse is a star attraction

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The Gus J. Solomon U.S. Courthouse is a star—Portland, Ore.’s symbol of progress in its day—built on the cusp of the Great Depression, surrounded by the precious treasures that characterize grace and style and exude a quietly elegant demeanor touched...
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Celebrating 67 years of American service

Celebrating 67 years of American service

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Last week, we shared our second blog of this three part series, highlighting some unique facts about the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Today we are proud to release our final edition of this series, by revealing interesting and unique...
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Celebrating 67 years of American service

Celebrating 67 years of American service

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Part two of a three-part look at GSA’s history Last week, we shared our first blog of this three part series, highlighting some unique facts about the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Today we are proud to release our next...
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Newly restored Penfield Reef Lighthouse available for purchase

Newly restored Penfield Reef Lighthouse available for purchase

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) New England Region is selling three Connecticut lighthouses this summer. One of these lighthouses, however, is being pegged as a possible Cinderella story, following years of roadblocks, failed sales, and a massive hurricane. Penfield...
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Celebrating 67 Years of American Service

Celebrating 67 Years of American Service

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As the arm of procurement and real estate, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has always been a leader and innovator for the federal government, but our agency has evolved in many ways since inception on July 1, 1949. When...
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GSA Commemorates National Preservation Month 2016

GSA Commemorates National Preservation Month 2016

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As May comes to a close and we conclude our activities celebrating National Preservation Month, it is fitting to move beyond the single month annually dedicated to preservation policy, programs, and projects, and mark the significance of the year 2016...
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GSA  Celebrates The “New Old” Modernistic Bozeman Federal Building

GSA Celebrates The “New Old” Modernistic Bozeman Federal Building

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2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966,  a cornerstone of American historic preservation. It also marks the 50th Anniversary of the downtown Bozeman Federal Building and Post Office in Gallatin County, Montana. GSA along...
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Lighthouses – Showcasing New England’s Maritime History

Lighthouses – Showcasing New England’s Maritime History

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Preservation is of great importance to our nation, as it encourages people living in the present to blend with the past, forming a link between different time periods. That is why, during the month of May, we celebrate National Preservation...
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Crossing Borders: GSA’s Historic Land Ports of Entry

Crossing Borders: GSA’s Historic Land Ports of Entry

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GSA’s monumental courthouses and custom houses often receive the most attention, but the smaller and lesser known U.S. Border Inspection Stations tell their own important story in our nation’s history.  Recently, the GSA Center for Historic Buildings studied and documented...
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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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