Lawmakers Chide U.S. For Wasting Taxpayer Money On Historic Miami Federal Courthouse

The David W. Dyer Courthouse, built in the Spanish colonial-revival style in downtown Miami in 1933, has seen better days. Vacant since 2008, the nearly 180,000-square-foot building became center stage Monday [Aug. 6] for members of Congress, who scolded the General Services Administration for wasting millions of dollars in taxpayer money by failing to find a tenant or sell the property for redevelopment. The notoriously moldy building, which has been on the National Register of Historic Places, has been empty since a $163 million courthouse named after the late judge Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. was built nearby. (Read Full Article Here)

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