Dover, Delaware, Post Office set to move

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Delaware Public Media: The post office in Dover, Delaware, is planning to move to a new location in a few years.  The federal agency has been at the Loockerman Street site in Downtown Dover since it was built in 1964. Earlier this week, the U.S. Postal Service announced it is not renewing its lease there, which expires in 2020. Dover … Read More

Bronx General Post Office, A Love Story

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They were married in the Bronx Post Office. The building holds special significance for Mr. Woo, whose family firm purchased the landmark building in 2014

Judge Finds No Issue in Bid to Block Sale of Berkeley’s Historic Post Office

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Courthouse News Service: In a victory for opponents of the U.S. Postal Service’s planned sale of the historic Berkeley, California, post office, a federal judge found Monday that the government could not prove a city ordinance blocking the sale is unconstitutional. In 2011, the Postal Service announced plans to sell the 104-year old neoclassical building, designed by famed architect Oscar … Read More

City of Berkeley wins lawsuit with the Postal Service over zoning law involving historic post office

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The City of Berkeley has won its lawsuit with the Postal Service over the rezoning of the downtown area where the historic post office is located. The Postal Service filed this action in federal court back in August 2016.  The Postal Service complained that the zoning ordinance enacted by the City of Berkeley in September 2014 had interfered with its efforts to … Read More