The Old Post Office Building, Washington DC
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Built in the last decade of the 19th century to house the administration of the United States Post Office Department, this building has been something of a white elephant for most of its history, the Post Office having moved out after just 15 years. Several attempts to demolish the building were thwarted over the years. I've seen it go through several avatars during my working life -- from 1988 to 2012, my office was just across Pennsylvania Avenue. Now it houses a hotel. Although I'm partial to the Romanesque Revival style, I have to confess that this heavy pile isn't my favorite example, despite its status as a "beloved landmark" in DC. In fairness, it adds some variety to the sterile classicism of the government buildings surrounding it in the Federal Triangle, A statue of Benjamin Franklin, the first Postmaster General, stands in front.
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Impressive old building, and you photographed it in nice light.