Southern District of Florida

Items in the Southern District of Florida Collection

West Palm Beach, FL, New Post Office
Post card of the New Post Office in West Palm Beach, Florida. No. 47. No. 1582N. Photo by Sanderson. Located at 400-416 South Olive Street, the US Federal Building and Post Office was built between July 1936 and May 1, 1937. It was razed in 1979 to…

West Palm Beach, FL, Court House
Post card of the Court House in West Palm Beach, Fla. No. 184. No. 1252N. Located at 300 North Dixie Highway this courthouse was built in 1916. It was the Palm Beach Courthouse. It became the Palm Beach County History Museum and the Historical…

Miami Beach, FL, US Post Office
Post card of the US Post Office, Miami Beach, Florida. No. 209. No. 10929. Colour picture publication. Boston 15, Mass. Located at 1300 Washington Avenue, this is a historic 1937 Art Moderne, Art Deco Federal Style designed by Howard Lowell Cheney.…

Miami, Fl, US Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Miami, Florida. No. 45363. No. D139. This building is the largest structure to be built of Windley Key quarried Coquina limestone. The building housed all federal agencies except the Weather Service. The building…

Miami, FL, U.S. Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Miami, Florida. No.5953N-212. The new Miami Post Office, which was opened on July 1, 1933, was built at a cost of $1,500,000. All federal departments, with the exception of the weather bureau, are housed or…

Miami, FL, U.S. Post Office and Federal Buidling
Post card of the US Post Office and Federal building, Miami, Florida. No. 44. 300 Northeast 1st Avenue, the US Post Office and Courthouse was built in 1933 with the Supervising Architect, Louis A. Simon. Named for the 11th Circuit Judge, David W.…

Miami, FL, Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Miami, Fla. No. 17068. Between 1931 and 1937 the building was occupied by the Federal Arts Project. In 1937, the building became the First Federal Savings & Loan Assn. of Miami. The bank moved in 1973 and the…

Miami, FL, Post Office and Government Building
Post card of the post office and government building, Miami, Fla. No. A-76011. 100 Northeast 1st Avenue was built by Supervising Architect James Knox Taylor and Oscar Wenderoth. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida met here…

Key West, FL, Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Key West, Fla. No. 67381. This is the beautiful new building of the United States Post Office on Key West, which daily handles more and more mailing matter as the city gradually becomes a resort center of the first…

Key West, FL, New Post Office, US Court and Customs House
One post card featuring the New Post Office, US Court and Customs House in Key West, Florida. No. 2138N-34. The new federal building was constructed of Key Largo limestone. When completed in September 1932, the Customs House, Post Office and US Court…

Key West, FL, Post Office and Custom House
One post card featuring the Post Office and Custom House in Key West, Florida. No. A-99773. Built as a post office, custom house, courthouse, and lighthouse quarters. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida met here until 1932…

Fort Pierce, FL, Post Office
Post card of Post Office in Fort Pierce, Florida. No. 71697. 500 Orange Avenue, Built in 1935 as a post office as part of the WPA program. The roof was a popular point for viewing street events such as the Cattleman's Parade. Several high security…

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