Federal Building/Post Office - San Antonio, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 29° 25.602 W 098° 29.189
14R E 549810 N 3255370
Quick Description: The building was completed in 1936 and opened in 1937. It was built under the auspices of the Federal Works Program with Public Works Administration funding.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/25/2018 10:20:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMXTK5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 4

Long Description:
A skillful example of Beaux-Arts classicism with centrally recessed porch behind a screen of six monumental Ionic columns that support a dentiled cornice and parapeted entablature with six large limestone finials. Ornamental metal spandrels separate the third- and fourth-floor windows. Windows on the second and fifth floors are set within a decorative limestone surround. Engraved in the frieze below the dentiled cornice are the words: UNITED STATES POST OFFICE AND COURT HOUSE.
Address:
615 E. Houston Street San Antonio, TX


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