Recently there’s been a lot of talk about changing or even completely replacing the Minneapolis Post Office with some other use at its current location.
If you’d like to save the Post Office in its current form, now is the time to write the mayor, your member of the city council and the Minneapolis Downtown Council to voice your opinion on the matter. You can find links to their offices in the right side column of this blog. You might also write your congressman and two senators indicating your support for keeping the Minneapolis Post Office intact, because it will ultimately be the federal government that officially decides the fate of the Post Office. You should also send traditional written paper letters supporting the Minneapolis Post Office to the appropriate leaders of the U.S. Postal Service.
Remind everyone that the Minneapolis Post Office is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the Saint Anthony Falls Historic District and should remain a part of the public realm rather than being demolished or remodeled into a complex for condos and private offices. Read more.