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Caption: "The Post Office The new Post Office Building, one of the most magnificent postal structures in the United States, is located in a square formed by Adams, Clark and Dearborn streets and Jackson Boulevard. The delay in its completion caused many spirited controversies. From this great central station radiate forty-seven carrier stations, four stations without carriers, and two hundred sub-stations, in all employing 1,633 clerks, 1,400 carriers and collectors. The annual receipts aggregate about $10,000,000 and more than 50,000 tons of mail are handled each year." View is looking northwest. Building was designed by Henry Ives Cobb.
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Cobb, Henry Ives|
|The Loop (Chicago, Ill.)|
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