Philadelphia Post Office

Philadelphia Post Office Pennsylvania


Stock #: 439791
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
Publisher: Hugh C. Leighton Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Northwest corner of Chestnut and 9th Streets, a four-storied structure of stone, in Renaissance style of architecture, with a dome of iron. Its cost was $4,000,000. This building contains also the United States Courts and Federal offices. Philadelphia was the first city arranged on the now popular checkerboard plan; a few irregular avenues only, formerly country roads, deflect from the strict straight-away course.
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