Mankato MN post office listed for sale at $1.65 million

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Those private developers and groups with dreams of how to reuse the downtown Mankato, Minnesota, post office now know the price tag on the historic property.  The Postal Service has just listed it for $1.65 million on the USPS-CBRE webstie (uspspropertiesforsale.com). The two-story 61,555-square-foot building sits on 1.5 acres, taking up much of a city block. There is a large … Read More

Historic Mankato Post Office Up For Sale

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The historic Mankato MN post office will seeon be listed for sale.  The Post Office has been an icon in the Mankato downtown since 1896, and it served as a hub for mail distribution for decades, even earning a place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.  But by the end of this year, the local United States Postal … Read More

Richmond’s historic Saunders Station post office sold, finally

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After trying to dispose of it for over four years, the Postal Service has finally sold the historic 1937 Saunders Station post office at 1625 Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia.  The Postal Service apparently got ahead of itself and began renting space for the new location of the post office back in 2011, when it originally expected to sell the … Read More

Damaged downtown Napa post office listed for sale

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The Postal Service has officially listed Napa’s earthquake-damaged downtown post office building for sale on the USPS-CBRE Properties for Sale website.  An asking price was not provided, so it will be up to bidders to make their best offers for the historic property. The post office, which was built in 1933 in the Art Deco style, was badly damaged in … Read More

NYC’s Historic Farley Post Office is now Fashion Week’s central hub

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New York Fashion Week has made the historic James A. Farley Post Office in NYC its central hub.  That means what while the most discerning style icons in the world are shuffling in and out the back doors on their way to fashion shows, the rest of the city will be using the front of the building to mail packages. Here’s how the massive structure across the … Read More

Historic Fort Worth PO gets a cleaning

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The 1933 U.S. post office in downtown Fort Worth is getting a good cleaning for the first time in decades. Arlene Sanchez, spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Service, said the spiffing-up isn’t part of any plan to sell the building, an idea that had surfaced in 2014. She said workers are doing a low-pressure wash with restoration cleansers “to remove … Read More