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U.S. Custom House and Post Office

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1932, James A. Wetmore, Supervising Architect of the U.S. Treasury. 125 S. Cavalier St.
  • (Photograph by Steve C. Martens)

This Colonial Revival building was erected to provide larger facilities for Customs and Immigration at Pembina, a major entry point between the United States and Winnipeg, Canada. Postal functions take up less than one-third of the interior floor space. The exterior walls are wire-cut red brick laid in English bond detailed with limestone keystones, fluted pilasters, and dentils. The handsomely proportioned two-story central section is gambrel roofed, as are the flanking wings, and is fronted by a deep porch.

Writing Credits

Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay


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Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay, "U.S. Custom House and Post Office", [Pembina, North Dakota], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of North Dakota

Buildings of North Dakota, Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 96-96.

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