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Post Office

16 December 2009

1873 – Old Post Office, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Pierre Gauvreau Quebec’s central postal office building, dated 1873 and designed by architect Pierre Gauvreau. In 1913, a false frontage with columns and a cupola were added on the side facing the...

11 December 2009

1853 – 10 Toronto Street, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Frederick Cumberland In the mid 19th century with Toronto growing rapidly a new more modern post office was needed as the 6th Post Office (1845-1852) on Wellington just west of Leader Lane...

13 November 2009

1876 – Post Office, Waterford

Architect: James Ryan or E.T. Owen Designed by the relatively unknown James Ryan, who may according to some historians have spent time in the Board of Public Works, or possibly by E.T. Owen...

06 November 2009

1879 – Post Office, Cork

Architect: Jacob Owen / T.J. Mellon Large post office building with a fine curved façade with arcaded windows. Designed by Jacob Owen of the Board of Works and later extended by T.J. Mellon...

30 September 2009

1904 – Post Office, Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Darling, Pearson & Over Built to replace an earlier post office building near Pacific Station, which was demolished. This fine post office was also demolished and replaced with a terrible building including...

30 September 2009

1896 – Post Office & Customs, Inland Revenue, Victoria, British Columbia

Architect: Thomas Fuller Demolished in 1955.

30 September 2009

1907 – Post Office, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Robert Cochrane Twentieth century post office with attractively curved windows to the public office. Fairly standard brick with stone trimmings treatment commonly used on post office buildings of this period in Ireland.

28 September 2009

1904 – Post Office, Belturbet, Co. Cavan

Architect: Robert Cochrane An attractive and eclective small post office building from the early twenthieth century when many similar buildings were built across the country. This particular one has a most impressive doorway.

06 August 2009

1905 – King Edward VII Building, New General Post Office, London

Architect: Sir Henry Tanner

19 July 2009

1890s – Post Office, 5 Usher’s Quay, Dublin

Fine post office facade on otherwise plain facade. Nice “Irish” style lettering in the signage.