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U.S. Post Office

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1917–1918. W. State and S. Jackson sts.

The principal commercial street of Media, State Street is accented by four modest public buildings amidst its small-town America retail buildings. One is this post office that was dedicated on July 4, 1918. Its Tuscan portico and Flemish bond brickwork are ubiquitous Colonial Revival, but the pierced work wood panels with shields and swags recall the drilled carvings of mantels and cabinets of the region.

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Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "U.S. Post Office", [Media, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-DE19.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 222-222.

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