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100 years for Spokane Post Office building

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane's downtown post office is marking 100 years of service.

Events are planned Monday and Tuesday to recognized the building's history and architecture.

The Spokesman-Review reports the Postal Service operates only two public counter windows compared to more than a dozen in the early 1900s.

The building, which also houses a bankruptcy court, was approved for the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. A $7.7 million restoration was finished in 1993.

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