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Post Office

22 April 2010

1958 – Former Canada Post Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Green, Blankstein, Russell Associates Horrendous building with little or no human scale or charm. What is most upsetting about this building which occupies an entire block is that the previous Post Office...

15 April 2010

1852 – Ross House, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Ross House had its beginnings in 1852 when construction commenced on William Ross’s log home. Ross was appointed Post Master in 1855 by the Council of Assiniboia and he operated the post office...

14 April 2010

1907 – Post Office, St. Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: David Ewart A fine two storey Post Office with arcaded windows on the main commercial floor. The building has a well defined cornice and dual language signage – “Hotel Des Postes” being...

07 April 2010

1814 – General Post Office, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Francis Johnston Built in 1814 and sited in the centre of Dublin’s main thoroughfare – O’Connell Street, the General Post Office was designed by Francis Johnston. Originally the building was faced by...

16 February 2010

1892 – Post Office, James Street, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland Fine little post office and adjoined sorting office by architect J. Howard Pentland. The Board of Works at this time was producing fine post offices across Ireland with a...

29 January 2010

1881 – Postfuhramt , Berlin

Architect: Carl Schwatlo The Postfuhramt housed the central office of Berlin’s pneumatic postal system as well as the main post office for packages. In addition, the building contained a postal and telegraph school....

26 January 2010

1934 – Rathmines Post Office, Dublin

Architect: Howard Cooke – Office of Public Works Quality building with Art Deco overtones, the Post Office (and formerly Telephone Exchange) in Rathmines is a much overlooked building at a very busy traffic...

19 January 2010

1909 – Post Office, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: J. Howard Pentland A relatively unspectacular Post Office building on O’Connor Square, the building boasts this unusual doorway, probably to provide a modicum of shelter for the old ladies collecting their pensions

07 January 2010

1951 – Post Office, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: Office of Public Works Designed by Seymour Rice and Ronald Tallon (later of Scott Tallon Walker) while staff of the Office of Public Works. The main public office has an airy bright...