D.C.’s Old Post Office Building

1906 postcard featuring the Old Post Office building. (Photo credit: GSA.gov)
D.C.'s Old Post Office 1906 postcard featuring the Old Post Office building. (Photo credit: GSA.gov)
(Photo credit: GSA.gov)
D.C.'s Old Post Office (Photo credit: GSA.gov)
Early 20th century engraving of the Old Post Office. (Photo credit: GSA.gov)
D.C.'s Old Post Office Early 20th century engraving of the Old Post Office. (Photo credit: GSA.gov)
(Photo credit: GSA.gov)
D.C.'s Old Post Office (Photo credit: GSA.gov)
(Photo credit: GSA.gov)
D.C.'s Old Post Office (Photo credit: GSA.gov)
D.C.'s Old Post Office
D.C.'s Old Post Office
The Old Post Office Building is reflected in window panels of a nearby office building April 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. Built from 1892 to 1899 to house the US Post Office Department Headquarters and the city's post office, the Old Post Office Building is the second-tallest structure in the nation's capital, after the Washington Monument. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES:  This 13 April, 2005 photo shows the Old Post Office Building in Washington, DC. The building now houses shops and restaurants. Washington's first skyscraper, its steel and granite frame stands an impressive twelve stories tall. Built to house both the U.S. Post Office and the D.C. Post Office, it was the largest and tallest government building in the city. The Old Post Office was the first government building to have its own electric power plant, with engines to drive over 3,900 lights.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER  (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
D.C.'s Old Post Office
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: This 13 April, 2005 photo shows the Old Post Office Building in Washington, DC. The building now houses shops and restaurants. Washington's first skyscraper, its steel and granite frame stands an impressive twelve stories tall. Built to house both the U.S. Post Office and the D.C. Post Office, it was the largest and tallest government building in the city. The Old Post Office was the first government building to have its own electric power plant, with engines to drive over 3,900 lights. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: This 13 April, 2005 photo shows the Old Post Office Building in Washington, DC. The building now houses shops and restaurants. Washington's first skyscraper, its steel and granite frame stands an impressive twelve stories tall. Built to house both the U.S. Post Office and the D.C. Post Office, it was the largest and tallest government building in the city. The Old Post Office was the first government building to have its own electric power plant, with engines to drive over 3,900 lights. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
D.C.'s Old Post Office
D.C.'s Old Post Office
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: This 13 April, 2005 photo shows the entrance to the Old Post Office Building in Washington, DC. Washington's first skyscraper, its steel and granite frame stands an impressive twelve stories tall. Built to house both the U.S. Post Office and the D.C. Post Office, it was the largest and tallest government building in the city. The Old Post Office was the first government building to have its own electric power plant, with engines to drive over 3,900 lights. The building now houses shops and restaurants. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
D.C.'s Old Post Office
D.C.'s Old Post Office
US space shuttle Discovery sitting atop NASA's 747 shuttle carrier aircraft flies by the Old Post Office building in Washington on April 17, 2012 as it arrives from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to be displayed at the National Air and Space museum near the US capital. (Photo credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
Old Post Office Pavilion. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
D.C.'s Old Post Office Old Post Office Pavilion. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
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