Details for McAllen Post Office (Atlas Number 5215003272)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5215003272


Marker Number 3272
Atlas Number 5215003272
Marker Title McAllen Post Office
Index Entry McAllen Post Office
Address 351 South Main Street
City McAllen
County Hidalgo
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 576651
UTM Northing 2897991
Subject Codes post office; buildings; Spanish Colonial Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 351 South Main Street, McAllen
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Built in 1935, this was the sixth location of the McAllen Post Office after its creation in 1907. The facility was dedicated on January 22, 1936, and served as a postal facility until 1957. Since 1958, the building has been used for a variety of purposes, including Federal and city office space. The Spanish colonial revival structure features a baroque frontispiece around the front door, corbelled cornice, and red tile roof. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1986.