Consumer Protection Bureau putting down roots

“The new agency will offer a very tangible presence for anyone who comes to our nation’s capital,” said Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenHillicon Valley: GOP lawmakers offer election security measure | FTC Dem worries government is 'captured' by Big Tech | Lawmakers condemn Apple over Hong Kong censorship Sanders seeks spark from Ocasio-Cortez at Queens rally On The Money: Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB | Warren's surge brings scrutiny to wealth tax | Senators eye curbs on Trump emergency powers MORE, the Harvard law professor and assistant to the president charged with setting up the CFPB. “The consumer bureau belongs to the American people, so we aim to make its headquarters welcoming to the public.”

While the planning is still under way, the 300,000 square foot space is anticipated to be inviting to visitors. The Treasury said the first floor will host consumer educational programs, touting "interactive kiosks and 21st century learning centers."

But first, the site needs a bit of work. "Major renovations" are needed to the space, as well as updates to bring the building up to date with energy and environmental standards, according to the Treasury.