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Old Post Office

Old Post Office
Old Post Office

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a.k.a. Customs House

200 NW 2nd St
Evansville, IN

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1873 construction begins
1879 completed
1918 wings are added to each side


Southwest side of 2nd St, between Vine St and Sycamore St
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.971588681813
Longitude: -87.574585676193
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Style: Ruskinian Gothic / Gothic, Other
Architect: Mullet,A.B.



built 1874-75 post office moved from opera house building (locust st below first) opened a parcel post annex in the market house nov 1949 but built a permanent building in 1953

federal government abandoned in 1969, city acquired in 1977

See also Government / Civic Downtown district

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