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Post Office

06 January 2010

1900 – Post Office, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: Robert Cochrane A handsome Arts and Crafts influenced post office, by Robert Cochrane of the Board of Public Works, which offers a pleasing contrast to the Classical facades of neighbouring buildings. The...

31 December 2009

1939 – Post Office, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Office of Public Works Fine stone post office, part of a streetscape of state buildings including a Garda Station from 1947 and the Social Welfare office from 1939. Well maintained, the building...

31 December 2009

1901 – Sligo Post Office, Co. Sligo

Architect: Board of Works A fine post office with shallow, bow-fronted end bays with beautiful banded brick. Above the pedimented doorway inscriptions read ‘ Post Office’ and E 1901 R’. The handsome red...

17 December 2009

1940 – Federal Building, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Raoul Chènevert Built in the Chateau style to reflect the dominant Chateau Frontenac on the old town above the station, and adjacent to the railways station in a similar though less successful...

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 fa├žade 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...