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The Stamford Win - and why it is significant

On October 28, 2013, Judge Arterton of the United States District Court in Connecticut issued a 39-page ruling in favor of the National Post Office Collaborate’s complaint against the USPS sale of the historic Stamford Connecticut Post Office to a local developer.

 

The preliminary injunction could have far reaching implications in our battle to save our historic post offices and keep them open to the public.  The USPS is not challenging the charges that they must comply with NHPA (National Historic Preservation Act) procedures and NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) requirements regarding the proposed Stamford sale.  This could change the way properties are valued and make the USPS take a second look at all the post office sales because NEPA requires that a potential change of “use” and its environmental impacts be considered before a transaction is concluded.

It is a battle “won” in our bigger war to ensure that our historic post offices stay open and available to the public that paid for and rightfully own them .  But we need your help to continue achieving these “wins” through future litigation and constant vigilance of USPS activities. 

Please consider a donation, “like us” on Facebook, and “tweet” on Twitter.  We need a growing enlistment in our army as our battle will be long – but we will persevere with support from all of you! 

Help us save our historic post offices and keep them open!

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commented 2014-06-21 12:48:33 -0700 · Flag
There is a Historic Preservation action taking place in Westport, Connecticut. A preservation specialist named David L. Taylor is involved in saving historic houses on a street. Perhaps Mr. Taylor might be able to help out the NPOC in their fight to save the Historic Post Office in Stamford, Connecticut located on Atlantic Street. This post office is one hundred years old and in danger of being ruined by a developer.
Taylor’s office is in Brookville, Pennsylvania. His website is: www.taylorandtaylorassociates.com. I hope this helps.
commented 2014-06-14 09:31:47 -0700 · Flag
The Executive Director of the Historic Neighborhood Preservation organization in Stamford, CT is one Wes Haynes. He has disgraced himself and his organization by endorsing a so called “compromise” allowing the developer Rich Cappelli Associates to install retail businesses inside the Stamford, Connecticut Atlantic Street Post Office. In addition to that disastrous action Cappelli wants to build two apartment towers next to it. What kind of a compromise is that? Haynes should be pressured to resign his position or have him fired for failing to do his job of historic preservation. There should be no negotiations at all with developer Cappelli. The post office must be turned into a museum or art gallery and should not be touched by any developer. It is about time to stop the wholesale destruction of the City of Stamford to high rise buildings and commercial development before this historic city is turned into another Las Vegas.

Michael Treadwell
9 Main Street, Apt. #2E
Westport, CT 06880
commented 2014-03-13 14:53:27 -0700 · Flag
You failed to mention that the lawsuit was started by the Center for Art and Mindfulness, Inc, a nonprofit entity that was the high bidder for the sale but was treated unfairly and our continued interest in owning the Post Office, for the Public user as an Art Center, that was also your co- plaintiffs who achieved the victory!
Debra Sherwood

Executive Director
Center for Art and Mindfulness