Historic downtown post office in Richmond, Calif., is listed for sale, upsetting residents


Richmond, Calif., Mayor Tom Butt bemoaned the pending sale of the downtown Richmond Main Post office building while sharing the property’s real estate listing.

The mayor was among the public officials and residents who fought to keep the post office from closing.

“Despite valiant attempts to stop it and generous offers by the City of Richmond to acquire it, the United States Postal Service has formally listed the Richmond Main Post Office building for sale and is requesting offers by December 28, 2017,” the mayor said, adding, “No asking price is listed.”

Read more.  (Previous posts about the Richmond PO, here.)