You are here
Store (Post Office)
This nicely preserved brick store building, once the village post office, has a corbeled cornice and what appears to be a pair of cast iron shop fronts. But they are of wood. If cast iron often imitated stone, the imitation was sometimes reversed, with stone and (more rarely) wood taking their attenuation and detailing from cast iron.
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.