First-Class Home Conversion: Live in a Post Office (Gallery)

post office home conversion
post office home conversion

With the announcement that some 3,700 U.S. Post Offices are at risk of being closed for good, a little slice of Americana fades with every shuttered storefront. But we're not the only ones choked up about the closures. While many may fall by the wayside, some decommissioned post offices are being restored and repurposed by history buffs all across the country. So in honor of that great American shrine to consistency ("Neither snow nor rain ..."), we're featuring one of our favorite post office home conversions from This Old House.

For a peek at life inside an American institution, click the gallery below, post haste!