Post Office Pavilion

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Federal Triangle's First Half-century
... existence of the District Building, Old Post Office Pavilion, and Southern Railway building as well as parking issues became points of contention during Federal Triangle's first 50 years ... Plans were developed in 1970 to demolish most of the Old Post Office Pavilion (leaving only the bell tower) ... In 1973, the General Services Administration (GSA) developed a plan save the Old Post Office Pavilion, and the National Capitol Planning Commission agreed to the project ...

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