First Class: Our Palace of Postage

Inside and out, the old central post office is one of the grandest buildings in Fort Worth, designed by Wyatt Hedrick and completed in 1933.


Weathered stone carving on an exterior doorway.

Corner of an exterior doorway.

Leg of a table in the lobby.

They are easier to feel than to photograph, but if you catch the light just right along the south wall of the lobby, you can see three depressions in the floor worn by almost eighty years of shoe leather on marble in front of three clerk windows. Can’t see them? See next photo.

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