Old Chicago Post Office, Loop Chicago

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Architectural Style: Art Deco, Art Nouveau

Architect: Graham, Anderson, Probst & White

Year Built: 1920

Status: Repurposed

The original building was designed by Graham, Anderson, Probst & White and built in 1921, but the structure was expanded greatly in 1932 in order to serve Chicago’s great volume of postal business, swollen by the mail-order businesses of Montgomery Ward (the largest retailer in the United States) and of Sears (its competitor).

Posted: March 25, 2022

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