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Joliet in Will County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Post Office Plaza

 
 
Post Office Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
1. Post Office Plaza Marker
Inscription.  This sandstone, Neo-Classical style structure was built in 1903. The building, distinguished by massive ionic columns, was designed by architect James Knox Taylor as Joliet's main post office. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 41° 31.622′ N, 88° 4.797′ W. Marker is in Joliet, Illinois, in Will County. Marker is at the intersection of East Clinton Street and North Scott Street (Illinois Route 53), on the right when traveling west on East Clinton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 North Scott Street, Joliet IL 60432, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Auditorium Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Murray Building (about 500 feet away); The Marx Brothers (about 500 feet away); Rialto Square Theatre (about 500 feet away); First National Bank of Joliet (about 600 feet away); Level 4: J.D. Paige (about 700 feet away); Level 3: Charles Reed
Post Office Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
2. Post Office Plaza Marker
Marker can be seen at the intersection of Clinton and Scott Streets, mounted on the Post Office building.
(about 700 feet away); Level 1: Louis Joliet (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joliet.
 
Also see . . .  Joliet Post Office on Wikipedia. As the marker says, the Old Post Office building was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#81000223) in 1981, the same year it closed when a new building was constructed. (Submitted on October 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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