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Arlington Road Post Office Demolished

The old U.S. Post Office on Arlington Road was torn down this week The old U.S. Post Office on Arlington Road was torn down this week The old U.S. Post Office on Arlington Road was torn down this week The old U.S. Post Office on Arlington Road was torn down this week The old U.S. Post Office on Arlington Road was torn down this week The old U.S. Post Office on Arlington Road was torn down this week The old U.S. Post Office on Arlington Road was torn down this week

The old U.S. Post Office building at 7001 Arlington Rd. is no more after crews tore down the brick building in the last few days to make way for a five-story, 140-unit apartment with ground floor retail.

The Post Office closed last year as Philadelphia-based developer Keating fenced off the site and prepared it for demolition and construction.

The new apartment will include a parking garage with 211 spaces, which will accommodate 44 fewer peak-hour trips during weekday mornings and 19 fewer peak-hour trips during the evening rush hour than the Post Office generated, according to County Planning Staff.

Also in the plans: A new traffic signal that would go at the intersection of Arlington Road and the north entrance to the Bradley Boulevard shopping center.


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