original antique door hardware from the retired old chicago main post office

Regular Price: $395.00

Special Price $256.75

Availability: In Stock

UR #:: UR-2873-09

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Product Description

original cast iron "japanned finish" oval-shaped doorknob w/ ornamental backplate removed from the massive old chicago main post office built in 1921. designed by graham, anderson, probst & white, the original structure was a brick sided mail terminal building that still sits just east of the main building that engulf the then eisenhower expressway right before it turns into the congress parkway. the main building underwent a major expansion in 1932 which added a total of nine floors with more than 60 acres, or 2.5 million square feet of floorspace. the office door hardware dates to the original c. 1921 main building. possibly made by the sargent hardware co.