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Rhodes Tower


  • The Rhodes Tower was completed and occupied in 1974.James A. Rhodes State Office Tower
  • Approximately 4,000 state employees work in the building. 
  • Construction costs totaled approximately $66 million.
  • The Rhodes Tower contains 1.2 million square feet of office space.
  • The building is 629 feet high and has 41 stories.
  • The building is named after James A. Rhodes, who served as state auditor for 10 years and was elected governor in 1962 and 1966 and then again in 1974 and 1978. 

 Building management contact 614-466-7361

 Directory of Services:

Click the image to go to the Rhodes Modernization page. 

Security Enhancements

As part of continual efforts to enhance security, the following changes went into effect for Rhodes Tower tenants and visitors in early January 2020:

The turnstiles were relocated from the elevator bay entrances to:

  • The front of the main lobby
  • The pedestrian tunnel connecting the Statehouse garage to the Rhodes B-1 level


  • The tunnel entrance from the Statehouse parking garage is an access badge-only entrance. Signage directs visitors to enter the building through the Broad Street lobby.  
  • Visitors must register at the security desk on the west side of the lobby by showing valid government-issued photo ID.
  • Visitors must go through a magnetometer.
  • Visitors’ belongings, such as bags, purses, and briefcases, must go through an X-ray machine. 

Thank you for your cooperation!

General Contact

Office of Properties and Facilities
Customer Support
4200 Surface Road
Columbus, Ohio 43228


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