Old Post Office

Old Post Office

Alex B.
From Wikipedia: "The Old Post Office in Buffalo, New York, also known as U.S. Post Office, is a historic post office building located at 121 Ellicott Street in Buffalo, in Erie County, New York. It was the tallest building in the city from 1901 to 1912. It was designed by Office of the Supervising Architect James Knox Taylor and constructed started in 1897. The $1,500,000 building opened in 1901 and operated as Buffalo's central post office until 1963. The highly ornamented Gothic Revival style four story building features a 244 foot tower over the central entrance. The main feature of the interior is a roofed courtyard. It was subsequently occupied by federal offices. Since 1971, it has been home to the city campus of Erie Community College. Its tower is 74.4 meters tall. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 as "U.S. Post Office"." #buffalo #building #city #new_york #ny #old #post_office #tower
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