The historic post office in York, Pennsylvania, was sold to developer George Sacarello for $350,000. The sale was controversial because in 2012, City Council members and several city officials voiced concern because he owed thousands in back property taxes and back sewer and refuse fees. Now Sacarello is all paid up, and he’s working on the post office makeover. He doesn’t want to make many changes to the site itself, and has instead spent his energy and nine months of time salvaging the history that’s already there because, he says, the building is one that is quintessentially York. “It’s been imprinted on peoples’ minds for 100 years,” he said. Read more.
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