Monday, August 8, 2011

denver post office

Here's a vintage view of the Denver Post Office and Federal Court Building, completed in 1916 and built of Colorado marble. At the time, it was said to be "one of the finest buildings ever constructed in the West." That of course is the American West. Bygone days for sure, as a headline for a weekend article in a Philadelphia paper about post office closings underscores: "The post office as beloved relic".

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