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 Plymouth MI post office to become specialty food market

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The historic post office in Plymouth, Michigan, was sold earlier this year, and now the new owner has announced that the space will be leased to the Westborn Market, which will be opening a specialty grocery store.  Westborn is working with state and local officials, including Plymouth’s Historic District Commission, to make sure renovations are in keeping with the building’s original … Read More

Historic York PA post office to become event venue

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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 … Read More

Historic Greenwich CT post office soon to be a Restoration Hardware

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The historic post office in Greenwich, Connecticut, will be reopening on May 16 as a Restoration Hardware Design Gallery of upscale home furnishings.  The post office was sold in 2011 to real estate magnate Peter Malkin, owner of the Empire State Building and a Greenwich resident.  The building is on the National Register for Historic Places.  The renovation required a complete gutting … Read More