Post Office (former) – McAllen TX

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Description

The Treasury Department funded the construction of the Post Office in McAllen TX.

Texas Historical Commission Plaque on site:

“Built in 1935, this was the sixth location of the McAllen Post Office after its creation in 1907. The facility was dedicated on January 22, 1936, and served as a postal facility until 1957. Since 1958, the building has been used for a variety of purposes, including Federal and city office space. The Spanish colonial revival structure features a baroque frontispiece around the front door, corbelled cornice, and red tile roof. (Text of Historical Marker)”

Building cornerstone”

“Henry Morgenthau Jr
Secretary of the Treasury
James A Farley
Postmaster General
Louis A. Simon
Supervising Architect
George O. Von Nerta
Supervising Engineer
William D. Van Siglen
Architect
1935”

Source notes

Historical Marker and Cornerstone.

Project originally submitted by Eveline Evans on March 4, 2020.

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Location Info


301 S Main St
McAllen, TX 78501

Coordinates: 26.2010667, -98.23467099999999

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