Some of the most beautiful structures in the United States are post offices, but with more and more people using email as opposed to snail mail, many of these historic buildings are shuttering down. New York School of Interior Design MFA graduate Erika Reuter noticed this trend but instead of shrugging her shoulders, decided to devise an alternate use for these abandoned monuments as hyperlocal supermarkets. Her concept involves retrofitting each closed-down location with fixtures that would allow it to function as a hypermarket and serve the surrounding community in a new way.

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