Federal Building (Century Post Office)

The office of Alfred B. Mullet, supervising architect of the United States Treasury Department, designed what was to be the first federal project in North Carolina following the Civil War. The building, which contains federal offices in addition to the post office, retains its Second Empire elegance despite extensive renovations.

Date: 1874

Images

Federal Building, ca. 1905
Federal Building, ca. 1905 Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.
Federal Building, 2010
Federal Building, 2010 Image courtesy of S. Rubin, Capital City Camera Club.
Federal Building, 2010
Federal Building, 2010 Image courtesy of B. Fullington, Capital City Camera Club.
Federal Building , 2010
Federal Building , 2010 Detail. Image courtesy of S. Rubin, Capital City Camera Club.
Federal Building, 2010
Federal Building, 2010 Cornerstone. Image courtesy of S. Rubin, Capital City Camera Club.
Federal Building, 2010
Federal Building, 2010 Lamp post. Image courtesy of S. Rubin, Capital City Camera Club.
Federal Building (Century Post Office), date unknown
Federal Building (Century Post Office), date unknown Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.
Federal Building (Century Post Office), date unknown
Federal Building (Century Post Office), date unknown Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.
Federal Building (Century Post Office), date unknown
Federal Building (Century Post Office), date unknown Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.

Location

314 Fayetteville Street

Metadata

RHDC, “Federal Building (Century Post Office),” Raleigh Historic, accessed June 25, 2024, https://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/51.