John W. McCormack Post Office and Courthouse
United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Federal Building
|Location||5 Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts|
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|Area||2.2 acres (0.89 ha)|
|Architectural style||Art Deco|
|NRHP reference #||11000160 |
|Added to NRHP||April 8, 2011|
The John W. McCormack Post Office and Courthouse, formerly the United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Federal Building is a historic building at 5 Post Office Square in Boston, Massachusetts. The twenty-two story, 331-foot (101 m) skyscraper was built between 1931 and 1933 to house federal courts, offices, and post office facilities. The Art Deco and Moderne structure was designed in a collaboration between the Supervising Architect of the United States Treasury Department and the Boston architectural firm of Cram and Ferguson. It occupies a city block bounded by Congress, Devonshire, Water, and Milk Streets, and has over 600,000 square feet of floor space. The exterior of the building is faced in granite from a variety of New England sources, as well as Indiana limestone. 
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- City of Boston, Boston Landmarks Commission McCormack Post Office and Court House
- List of United States Post Offices
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
- "NRHP nomination for United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Federal Building". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
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