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Old U.S. Post Office

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1911, James Knox Taylor, Supervising Architect of the U.S. Treasury; 1936 rear addition. 40 W. Piccadilly St.

From its corner site this two-story Classical Revival brick former post office presents two facades. The principal one facing Piccadilly Street features a stone two-story flat-topped portico with four Ionic columns. Behind the portico, Ionic pilasters frame the bays, and rectangular panels with stone swags further accent the facade. A narrower, less-detailed portico with Ionic columns is on the side elevation. The building is now used for office and commercial purposes.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee

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