Between 1875 and 1917, the United States Post Office in Charlotte was located at West Trade and Mint Streets. A portion of the Charlotte Branch of the United States Mint is visible on the right side of the photograph. This was taken from a postcard. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown
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A view of North Tryon Street with local businesses and City Hall visible.A trolley can be seen on the right hand side of the photograph. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown
A view of West Trade Street pass the US Mint towards Graham Street. The gateway to the city is on the right and marked that side of the city. The Southern Railroad Passenger Terminal was beyond the gateway. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown
Charlotte City Hall in the 1890s was located in the 200 block of N. Tryon Street.
Physical Description: 8x10
Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
The Third Courthouse was located at Church and Trade Streets. It was built in 1888 and located at Trade and Tryon Streets. Each of the tall, white columns were made from a single pine tree then stuccoed after being milled. It gives the appearance of marble. When the courthouse was torn down, no one recalled this fact, and the workers were surprised to discover perfectly preserved trees beneath the stucco. It was torn down in 1898.
Physical Description: 4x4 mounted print35 mm. negative
This is the way the United States Post Office and Courthouse appeared shortly after its completion in 1915. The second additon was constructed in 1934. Today it is known as The Charles R. Jonas Federal Building. This is historic two-story, limestone structure in the neo-classical design is located at 401 West Trade Street, in Charlotte. An addition was built in 1934. At various times it has served as a courthouse of the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, and a United States post office.
The United States Post Office, Mint and the Shipp Monument on West Trade Street in n Charlotte, North Carolina.
Physical Description: negatives only
United States Assay Office in Charlotte from a postcard.
See Postcard Collection for additional information. Similar images are in this collection.
Entrance to the United States Post Office in Charlotte. Between 1875 and 1917, the United States Post Office in Charlotte was located at West Trade and Mint Streets. The Assay Office (former US Mint) and the Shipp Monument is visible.
Physical Description: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 mounted print
Physical Description: Colorized 4 1/2 x 3 mounted print