New York Post Office Building

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The lost City Hall Post Office and Courthouse building was erected in five stories, between 1869 and 1880, designed by Alfred B. Mullett. It was the home of the New York Post Office and also housed courtrooms and federal offices. It was located in the City-Hall Park, along Broadway Avenue. The building was demolished in 1939.


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Excavation for the foundation of the Post Office. Engraving published by Harper's Weekly, October 23, 1869. Collection of the New-York Historical Society.


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The New York Post Office Building circa 1906. Source: The New York Times photo archives.


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The New York Post Office Building as seen from the City Hall Park, with the Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain, installed in 1871 (source King's Handbook of New York City, 1893).


The New York Post Office Building in a 19th century illustration (1887) published by the New York Life Insurance Company. Source NYPL.


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