Friday, June 28, 2013

The Santa Monica Post Office at 1248 5th Street will close permanently on Saturday, June 29 at noon. The Main Post Office in Santa Monica is an Art Deco style building constructed with Works Progress Administration funding during Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. The building was opened to the public at a dedication ceremony on July 23, 1938.

Dedication and cornerstone laying Program for USPO in Santa Monica on July 23, 1938

Crowds at the July 23 dedication