Downtown Boca Post Office To Stay Put


Staff report

You can still send your snail mail from the downtown Boca Raton post office.

Plans to move the downtown location ultimately fell through as the post office was able to negotiate a new long-term lease with its landlord, according to a letter sent from the post office to Mayor Scott Singer.

“The Postal Service was originally told by its landlord that its lease would not be renewed and that it would have to vacate the facility,” the letter states. “The Postal Service and Landlord have since been able to come to a long-term agreement to stay at the current location.”

The post office is located across the street from Mizner Park at 170 NE Second St. It has been in operation since the 1960s.

City officials and residents were opposed to the potential move of the downtown post office. City Council members even voted on a resolution against the move several months ago and residents signed petitions against the move.

“I am very pleased that the postal service listened to our advocacy and the hundreds of residents who expressed their concerns about the move,” Mayor Singer said.