Owner gets extension to make repairs to Old Post Office

Almost a year after being cited for not maintaining the upkeep on the Old Post Office building in Lexington, the owner of the property has received an extension to finish the work.

The building on South Main Street was built in 1911 and functioned as the community post office until the current post office was built in 1967. Afterward the building was a branch of the Davidson County Library for another 16 years and then as the location of Arts United for Davidson County for another 17 years. It has remained vacant since 2009 when the arts council moved to another location.

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The Dispatch, 7/6/2016