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Minneapolis post office destroyed in 2020 riots reopens for mail service

June 2, 2023

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A newly rebuilt South Minneapolis post office is back up and running, three years after it was destroyed during the civil unrest that followed George Floyd’s murder.

Driving the news: A United States Postal Service spokesperson confirmed to Axios that mail delivery service recently resumed out of Minnehaha Station.

Yes, but: Retail services have not yet to returned to the site. The agency will announce the open date for the public in a future news release, per USPS.

Context: The post office, which had served the surrounding community for decades, burned in the riots that also led to the destruction of the neighboring 3rd Police Precinct headquarters.

  • USPS decided to rebuild the facility in the same location.
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