Historic Plant City, CA, post office to be sold


The historic post office in Plant City, Florida, was closed two years ago over health and safety concerns that included mold and lead-based paint.  Now the Postal Service is planning on selling the building.  Mayor Rick Lott said he was surprised it took so long for the old post office to hit the market because the longer a building sits, the more it deteriorates. He said he hopes a business such as a restaurant opens at the location.  “Hopefully, something very creative and positive comes out of this,” he said.  Read more.  (For more on the Plant City story, see this previous post.)