5 Modern Mailboxes

By Chelsea Holden Baker / Published by Dwell
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Dear Dwell, I've searched all over for an interesting mailbox—something other than a large-mouthed bass with a fin for a flag. Are there any modern mailboxes out there?

The dearth of modern mailboxes perplexed us until we read 39 CFR Part III: Standards Governing the Design of Curbside Mailboxes, which states that a postal worker may return mail sent to incompliant receptacies. Here are a few modern options that will likely please you and keep your post person from "going postal."

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Chelsea Holden Baker

@chelsea_holden_baker

Chelsea is the former online editor of dwell.com. Her architecture chops come from swinging hammers for her father’s design/build business in Maine and living with an architect in San Francisco; a city she loves for its supreme bike-ability.

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