Even given the generally high quality of U.S. post offices, Berkeley’s downtown one is a standout architecturally. It is for that reason, among others, that Berkeleyans should be asking questions about the recent announcement that the public property was going up for sale, argues architectural historian Gray Brechin in an Opinionator piece on Berkeleyside. Wake up to what we are about to lose, he writes.
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