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U.S. Post Office - Alva, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 36° 48.259 W 098° 39.865
14S E 529935 N 4073217
Quick Description: The Alva Post Office was built with Treasury Department funding in 1936.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/27/2018 2:44:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMXM2Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
Views: 4

Long Description:
The Alva post office is located at 408 Government Street. It has some embellishment not usually seen on post offices. Built in 1936, it is still in use today. Additions have been added to the south and rear.

This is a one-story red brick building with a projected entrance bay which faces west. The entrance has two aluminum and glass door with transom, flanked by 2-over-2 double hung windows which have standing brick lintels and concrete sills. The brick pilasters have cast concrete caps. A concrete belt course runs around the upper wall, with geometric embellishment. A double row of concrete belt course runs two feet below the windows. On the south side, two of the window openings have decorative concrete lintels.
Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1936

City: Alva, OK

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Website for additional information: [Web Link]

Location: Not listed

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