George W. Andrews Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the George W. Andrews Federal Building is one of the more architecturally striking buildings in Opelika. Its architecture is a combination of the Colonial Revival and Renaissance Revival styles. It was built in 1915 and operated as a U.S. post office until 1968, when it became a federal courthouse. It is named after George W. Andrews, a prominent political figure in Alabama in the mid-20th century.
Backstory and Context
"U.S. Post Office." National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. November 18, 1976. https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset/dbcc4f62-d684-49a4-8c75-4bdea0f742b4.
Photo: Rivers Langley, via Wikimedia Commons