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News - March 30, 2012

Palo Alto lobbies USPS to sell downtown post office to city

Letter from city lists 'considerable benefits' of maintaining the historic building for public use

by Gennady Sheyner

Seeking to preserve the historic downtown post office for public use, Palo Alto officials last week submitted a letter of interest to the United States Postal Service (USPS) expressing the city's desire to buy the Birge Clark-designed building.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be emailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.

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Posted by I like this idea, a resident of Midtown
on Mar 28, 2012 at 3:16 am

I like the post office the way it is, no need to modernize it...


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