United States Post Office (Gadsden, Alabama)

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U.S. Post Office
Gadsden Alabama Federal Building by Highsmith.jpg
The building in 2010
United States Post Office (Gadsden, Alabama) is located in Alabama
United States Post Office (Gadsden, Alabama)
United States Post Office (Gadsden, Alabama) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Gadsden, Alabama)
Location 600 Broad St., Gadsden, Alabama
Coordinates 34°0′52″N 86°0′24″W / 34.01444°N 86.00667°W / 34.01444; -86.00667Coordinates: 34°0′52″N 86°0′24″W / 34.01444°N 86.00667°W / 34.01444; -86.00667
Area less than one acre
Built 1909
Architect James Knox Taylor
Architectural style Beaux-Arts
NRHP Reference # 76000325[1]
Added to NRHP June 3, 1976

The U.S. Post Office, also known as the Federal Building & Courthouse, is a historic government building in Gadsden, Alabama. The Beaux-Arts-style building was constructed in 1909.[2] It served historically as a courthouse, as a post office, and as a government office building. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 3, 1976.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Gamble, Robert (2001). Historic architecture in Alabama: A guide to styles and types, 1810-1930. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. pp. 138–145. ISBN 978-0-8173-1134-6.