The architecture of the United States demonstrates a broad variety of architectural styles and built forms over the country’s history of over two centuries of independence and former Spanish and British rule.
Post office buildings of the United States in the early 1900s
Architecture in the United States has been shaped by many internal and external factors and regional distinctions. As a whole it represents a rich eclectic and innovative tradition.
As these pictures of post office buildings from Click Americana show, a lot of architecture from around 1900 was built on a grand scale. Take a look back to the United States Postal Service’s glory days at the turn of the 20th century when the post office buildings were stunning, stately and stylish, and a pride of every city’s downtown.