US Post Office

100 W. Capitol St., Demopolis, Alabama

A historic Jeffersonian Neoclassical style post office.

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Description 

The U.S. Post Office in Demopolis, Alabama is a historic post office. It was built in 1914 in a Jeffersonian Neoclassical style. The facade is granite and brick with five arched bays, the three central bays feature Palladian windows. The roof line is crowned with a vasiform balustrade. The interior is marble. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 28, 1984 due to its architectural significance.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 28, 1984
Reference number
84000657
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Post office
Current function
Post office
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
1910; 1912

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2011: Updated by WillyT: Added description

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