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Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse

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Robby G C wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Canada72,637 contributions1,690 helpful votes
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Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse works well with both. There is aPost Office and a Courthouse. However, it is truly attractive, especially at night. There were lots of lights and it was so beautiful, with all the lights and the columns and windows. The Federal Court-House was built in 1935-37, at the cost of $1 Million and 864000 US However, the best of that place is during the night. This is a must!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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SeriousFrolic wrote a review Dec 2017
Sydney, Australia213 contributions94 helpful votes
Went to the tourist information centre to ask about the closest laundromat and left with the suggestion that we see the murals in the federal building just across the way. Very glad we did. You have to go through security but it's a public building and the frescoes are in the foyer. The sixteen murals were painted in the 1930s but not - as I first thought - as part of Roosevelt's workers arts project, although the style is not dissimilar. Well worth a visit if you're in downtown San Antonio.
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Date of experience: April 2017
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DLorahH wrote a review Jun 2016
Red Bluff, California237 contributions29 helpful votes
Need to go through security, but worth it to visit this original Post Office and Federal Court building. The time line murals in the lobby are a nice addition and the security staff are friendly!
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Date of experience: July 2016
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Rolf A wrote a review Apr 2016
Chicago, Illinois465 contributions91 helpful votes
In the vestibule, open to the public, is a group of murals by Howard Cook painted in 1939 in true fresco technique, painted on wet plaster, that tell the story of San Antonio's Importance in Texas History.
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Date of experience: April 2016
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lalocadr19 wrote a review Dec 2015
Hollywood, Florida6,260 contributions333 helpful votes
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Good to see, if in downtown area. The mail area still open, has beautiful cealing, no charge so if you can must do.
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Date of experience: October 2015
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