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GSA to host public hearing for 202, 214, and 220 South State Street

GSA Contact: Tanya Schusler, 312-206-6131 |

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will host a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) as part of its ongoing engagement to address the future of three buildings at 202, 214, and 220 S. State St., adjacent to the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in downtown Chicago. These three properties reside in the Loop Retail Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

 The public is encouraged to attend and participate in the meeting on Monday, Oct. 2, from 3-5 p.m. CT, at the Morrison Conference Center on the second floor of the Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois. Advanced registration is required at

The public hearing provides an opportunity for public engagement and feedback on the Draft EIS in accordance with provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. The draft EIS, which examines two action alternatives (Alternative A: Demolition or Alternative B: Viable Adaptive Reuse of the buildings) and a No Action Alternative. Meeting participants can submit comments on the Draft EIS when registering for the meeting via the Eventbrite link above, during the meeting via comment card or a court reporter, or in writing. GSA will consider all comments received in the preparation of the Final EIS.

Comments can be submitted via email to or by mail to Joseph Mulligan, U.S. General Services Administration, 230 S. Dearborn St., Suite 3600, Chicago, IL 60604, no later than Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023.

The Draft EIS is available for viewing on the following website:

WHAT: Draft Environmental Impact Statement Public Hearing

WHEN: Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, 3-5 p.m. CT 

WHERE: Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building, Morrison Conference Center, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois.

WHO: General public

HOW: Advanced registration is required via


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