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Post Office

28 March 2014

1889 – Proposal for Post Office, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland Unbuilt proposal for District Postal and Telepgraph Office. ” Our illustration is taken from a drawing by Mr. Howard Pentland of the Public Works Department, exhibited at the Royal...

28 February 2014

1883 – Design for Post Office, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: W.I. Chambers A design for Nos. 75-76 Clanbrassil Street in Dundalk. Published in The Irish Builder, December 15 1883.

14 February 2014

1886 – Former Post Office, Royal Avenue, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: James H. Owen Belfast’s General Post Office that stood on Royal Avenue, by James Owen of the Board of Works. It was built from Dungannon stone with a machicolated cornice and Romanesque...

12 February 2014

1898 – Post Office, Newry, Co. Down

Architect: Robert Cochrane Quite grand and imposing post office with residence for a caretaker. Demolished and replaced by a building that can only be described as complete and utter rubbish.

05 January 2014

1891 – General Post Office, Martin Pl., Sydney, Australia

Architect: James Barnet Designed by colonial architect James Barnet, the building was constructed in stages from 1866 to 1891. Barnet’s building features a neo-classical sandstone facade, with a colonnade running around the building...

28 November 2013

1871 – Central Telegraph Office, General Post Office, London

Architect: James Williams The headquarters for the General Post Office was built on the eastern side of St. Martin’s Le Grand in the City of London between 1825 and 1829 to designs by...

09 August 2013

1908 – Former Post Office, Portrush, Co. Antrim

Architect: Robert Cochrane Former Post Office, constructed around 1908. Closed in the 1980s, it lay vacant for many years before being restored and converted to the public library. Designed by Robert Cochrane of...

12 February 2013

1880 – Post Office, New York

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett Designed by architect Alfred B. Mullett for a triangular site across City Hall Park from New York City Hall. Built after an unsuccessful architectural competition where fifty-two designs were...

13 January 2013

1873 – Post Office and Sub-Treasury Building Boston, Massachusetts

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts met here from 1883, prior to completion, until 1929; the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Massachusetts met here...