Why Historic Post Offices Matter, and What Might Help Save Them by @Kaid_at_NRDC

Why Historic Post Offices Matter, and What Might Help Save Them by @Kaid_at_NRDC

“Across the country, many historic post offices have already been closed, while many others are threatened by the Postal Service’s failure to establish a clear and consistent process for transferring these buildings to new owners. Local preservationists, city officials, potential developers, and others willing to rehabilitate former post offices for new uses often are frustrated by the lack of information and guidance from the Postal Service. “The National Trust recognizes the Postal Services’ need to address its budget issues by consolidating and transferring ownership of certain post office buildings. However, the lack of a transparent and uniform national process from the Postal Service—one that follows federal preservation laws when considering disposal of these buildings—is needlessly placing the future of many historic post office buildings in doubt.”

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/216666


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