Post Office (former) and Courthouse – Wilmington DE

Description

“The U.S. Post Office, Courthouse, and Customhouse, also known as Main Post Office, is a historic post office, courthouse, and custom house, located on Rodney Square in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was designed by Irwin & Leighton in 1933-1935, and building was completed in 1937. It is in the Classical Revival. It is a three-story, cut stone structure with six large stone pillars across the main entrance. the gross building area is 104,669 sq. ft. It now serves as Wilmington Trust headquarters.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.” (Wikipedia)

The original building is intact, but a modern addition has been added as well.

Source notes

http://www.fjc.gov/history/courthouses.nsf/getcourthouse?OpenAgent&chid=B4249AFFCD7B3FFE8525718B0056F2FC
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Post_Office,_Courthouse,_and_Customhouse_%28Wilmington,_Delaware%29

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 8, 2013.

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Location Info


1100 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19890

Coordinates: 39.746728, -75.546448

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