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Name & LocationFourth Post Office
252 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, Downtown East
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Alternate names: J.S. Howard House
NotesThis is the fourth building in the city to house a Post Office. Later it was taken over for a Roman Catholic Boys School, and at that time a fourth floor mansard roof was added. It currently houses a postal museum known as Toronto's First Post Office.

Year Completed1834
CompaniesThe following companies are associated with this building (click on company name for links to buildings):

  • Architect : Stone Kohn Architects Responsible for restoration, 1982.

  • Architect : John Richards

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    Height and Building Data 
    Height (m)0.00
    Building typeLow-rise
    General useCultural
    Specific UseMuseum
    Former UsePost Office
    HeritageNational Historic Site
    Main StyleGeorgian revival
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