Sale of historic Palo Alto post office moves forward


The Postal Service has taken another step toward selling the historic 1932 post office on Hamilton Avenue in Palo Alto, California.  On May 28, there will be a public meeting to discuss the relocation of retail services.  Dean Cameron, USPS real estate specialist Dean Cameron says, ""If the Postal Service decides to move forward with its relocation, it anticipates offering the post office property for sale after completing a separate process to take into account the effects, if any, of the sale on historic properties."  In May 2013, the Palo Alto City Council authorized the City Manager to make a bid for the building, and the city continues to be interested in buying it.  Read more.