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[Chestnut Street - 400 Block]
U.S. Post Office, 400 Block Chestnut Street
(c. 1890)
Philadelphia Historical Commission Files, Philadelphia Historical Commission.
Local ID #: 53290
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Overview

  • Project Status: Built - Demolished
  • Building Type: courthouse, post office

Location

426-428 CHESTNUT ST Browse this block
Philadelphia, PA

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Also on this site:
Bailey & Co. Jewelers
L. J. Levy & Co.

Comments

National Archives, RG 121, Letters Sent: M. Blair to Gridley J. F. Bryant, April 21, 1862. This letter appoints Bryant as consulting architect for the Post Office and Court Building in Philadelphia. The letter indicates that Bryant will design the plans and specifications, as well as provide construction supervision. In the same letter John Fraser was appointed local superintendent of the works under Bryant's general direction.

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