Anamosa, Iowa 52205
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 42° 06.454 W 091° 17.148
15T E 641728 N 4663141
Quick Description: This one-story, red brick building is located at 116 South Ford Street in Anamosa, Iowa.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 6/9/2020 7:58:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM12KBW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
Views: 2

Long Description:
This building is a highly modified Classic Revival building. The central portion of the building's facade is stone. There is just a hint of 4 columns flanking the entry supporting a very thin tympanum and pediment. The central paired doors are metal and glass with a large decorative glass transom above. There are two tall windows on each side of the entry. The following words appear above the doorway:
"United States Post Office
Anamosa, Iowa

There is a cornerstone in the western portion of the facade. It reads:
"James A Farley
Postmaster General

John M Carmody
Federal Works Administrator

W Englbert Reynolds
Commissioner of Public Buildings

Louis A Simon
Supervising Architect

Neal A Melick
Supervising Engineer


Building is topped with a white wooden cupola with a metal weathervane.
Type of structure:: stand alone

re-enter Zip Code here:: 52205

Current Status:: Still in Use

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