J.T. Weeker International/Military Service Center

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Location: Chicago, IL
Owner: United States Post Office
Architect: Capital Design, Ltd. and Fitzgerald Earles Architects
Square Footage: 215,000 sq. ft.
Category: Speciality


  • 215,000 sq. ft. postal facility for the United States Post Office
  • Direct airfield access to O’Hare International Airport
  • Serves as the gateway for all incoming/outgoing international mail to 16 Mid and Southwest states processing more than 253 million pieces of mail annually
  • 60,000 sq. ft. office
  • 136,000 sq. ft. air-conditioned workroom space
  • 24 ft. clear height
  • 21 truck docks
  • Elevated postal inspection gallery
  • Customs inspection facility with security system and controlled access
  • Constructed to meet USPS specific design requirements

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