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Postal Square
Washington, DC

In 1990, Hines was hired by the United States Postal Service to renovate and restore its historic city post office in Washington, D.C. Later renamed Postal Square, the project includes 950,822 square feet of office space, 10,000 square feet of retail services, a 40,000-square-foot postal facility, a 75,000-square-foot National Postal Museum and parking for 420 cars. The historic renovation and completion of a new 300,000-square-foot structure addition to the inner courtyard was completed in June of 1992. The Postal Museum, which was designed by Florance Eichbaum Esocoff King, was completed in July of 1993. The Historic Lobby at Postal Square is available to corporations and non-profit organizations as a special occasion venue.

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SUMMARY

Address
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

Location
West side of Union Station bounded by Massachusetts Avenue and North Capitol Street on Capitol Hill

Hines' Role
Owner
Redeveloper

Architect
Shalom Baranes Associates

Net Rentable Area
Office:
848,000 sq. ft.
(78,779 sq. m.)

Retail space:
10,000 sq. ft.
(929 sq. m.)

Other:
20,000 sq. ft.
(1,858 sq. m.)

Arts & Culture:
70,000 sq. ft.
(6,503 sq. m.)

Typical Floor Size
160,000 sq. ft.
(14,864 sq. m.)

Major Tenants
Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Senate Services/Architect of the Capitol
United States Postal Service
National Postal Museum

Awards
AIA Awards 1992
Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Awards 1993

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