Post Office Building - Fond Du Lac, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE
N 43° 46.576 W 088° 26.865
16T E 383492 N 4848042
Quick Description: This former U.S. Post Office was built as a Works Progress Administration project in 1937.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2012 6:11:19 PM
Waymark Code: WME286
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters
Views: 2

Long Description:
The U.S. Post Office was completed in 1937. The original post office building at this location was raised to make way for the new two story high building which is faced with stone along its 1st Street elevation, while the rear is sheathed with brick. The style of the architecture is "Stripped Classicism" which was popular for federal buildings. The new signage on the building has covered the U S POST OFFICE along the top of the building. The former U. S. Post Office is the only example of Stripped Classicism in the City of Fond du Lac and was recommended potentially eligible for the National Register under Criterion C and Criterion A:History.

This building is owned and operated ADVOCAP, A Community Action Agency Serving the People and Communities of Fond du Lac, Green Lake & Winnebago Counties.
Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1937

City: Fond du Lac

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Location: Not listed

Website for additional information: Not listed

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