Humboldt Post Office
|Humboldt Post Office|
|Architectural style||Romanesque Revival|
|Location||602 Main Street
Main Street and 6th Avenue
|Town or city||Humboldt, Saskatchewan|
|Client||Department of Public Works|
|Design and construction|
|Official name||Humboldt Post Office National Historic Site of Canada|
The historic Humboldt Post Office building is located at the corner of Main Street and 6th Avenue in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada. The building is 2 1/2 storeys with a 4 storey bell and clock tower. Designed by the chief architect of the Department of Public Works, David Ewart, the building is the last surviving of a series of very similar buildings under a common theme on the prairies. The building originally housed a post office, customs, and weights and measures office on the ground floor; customs and inland revenue offices and an office for the commanding officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) on the second floor, while the third floor housed caretaker’s quarters and RCMP offices quarters.
The building is currently used to house the Humboldt & District Museum and Gallery.
- Description from Provincial Registry of Historical Properties
- Canada's Historic Places
- Humboldt Post Office National Historic Site of Canada. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
- Humboldt Post Office. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
- Funding announcement for conservation plan
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