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USPS to shut down historic Venice post office

The Venice post office on Windward Circle is set to close down, but the U.S. Postal Service is accepting public comments through May 17 about plans to shut it down.

May 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A historic post office in Venice is closing, but the public still has time to speak about the plan.

The U.S. Postal Service will accept public comments through May 17 on its plan to shutter the post office on Windward Circle.

The operations would be consolidated in the nearby postal annex on Grand Avenue.

The post office contains a mural depicting Venice founder Abbot Kinney that was covered and forgotten for many years.

The USPS plans to sell the 28,000-square-foot building once the relocation is complete.