Post Office and Federal Building

Post Office and Federal Building Chicago Illinois


Stock #: 194264
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Publisher: Max Rigot Selling Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Series R-50201
The Post Office occupies a full city square bounded by Clark, Adams and Dearborn Streets and Jackson Boulevard. Construction commenced in 1897, completed in 1905, cost $4,757,000. The building is 311 by 386 feet, containing 150,000 square feet in its basement floor. The main building is eight stories high and the dome section contains eight more stories making sixteen in all