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U.S. Post Office

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1931, Louis A. Simon, Supervising Architect, U.S. Treasury Department. Church St. (northeast corner of Church and West sts.)

The post office is a well-executed governmentissue Federal Revival design. The single-story building is modest in form, but the details incorporate an in antis portico with capitals derived from the Temple of the Winds in Athens and Homewood in Baltimore.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "U.S. Post Office", [Manassas, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-NV40.7.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 64-64.

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