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United States Post Office Building

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1922, James A. Wetmore. 516 1st Ave.

This post office is another of the many instances where the Colonial Revival was used for smaller public buildings. The phase of the Colonial expressed here is the Federal style. The facade exhibits five slightly recessed arched openings with windows and doors placed within them. Above the pedimented entrance is a stone balustrade running around the entire roof.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "United States Post Office Building", [Vinton, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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