General Post Office

E and F Sts. between 7th and 8th Sts., NW
Washington, District Of Columbia

Historic Document

General Post Office is located in District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia certified as a historic location on Monday March 24, 1969. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Government, more specifically a Government Office. General Post Office was nominated by as a historic location by State Government, Other based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Politics/Government, Architecture.

General Post Office Information

Other Name: Tariff Commission Building
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1829, 1866
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Mills & Walter
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: General Services Administration

General Post Office Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 15
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Washington Historic Locations District of Columbia County Historic Locations District Of Columbia Historic Locations