From its earliest beginnings, the Postal Service wrestled with conflicts between the needs of rural and urban communities.
Pensacola News Journal: People walk by the courtyard in front of the downtown Pensacola U.S. Post Office every day, but former NFL player Josh Sitton hopes that courtyard will soon be a place for people to stop and socialize. He and his wife, Kristen, recently bought the downtown post office building at 101 Palafox Place and plan to renovate it, turning … Read More
New Times: The San Simeon, Calif., post office that was inside the Hearst Corporation-owned Sebastian building stopped providing services on Aug. 1 due to safety concerns. Dean Cameron, a leasing real estate specialist for the U.S. Postal Service, said the Postal Service was already proposing to relocate the retail office last year, due to expected building renovations and the imminent … Read More
insidenova.com: After a long hard fought battle, the Town of Washington, Virginia, has preserved its centuries-old post office. Rather than issuing any formal statement regarding its decision to reverse course and keep the circa 1804 post office within the county seat, the U.S. Postal Service simply allowed developer Tim Tedrick of Mid Atlantic Postal Properties to appear at Washington Town … Read More