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Post Office
Post Office
TitlePost Office
DescriptionCaption: "The Post Office The new Post Office Building, one of the most magnificent postal structures in the United States, is located in a square formed by Adams, Clark and Dearborn streets and Jackson Boulevard. The delay in its completion caused many spirited controversies. From this great central station radiate forty-seven carrier stations, four stations without carriers, and two hundred sub-stations, in all employing 1, 633 clerks, 1, 400 carriers and collectors. The annual receipts aggregate about $10, 000, 000 and more than 50, 000 tons of mail are handled each year." View is looking northwest. Building was designed by Henry Ives Cobb.
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Subject NameCobb, Henry Ives
SubjectPost offices
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleChicago
Author of the BookL. H. Nelson Company
CollectionPicture Chicago
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