Original Mt. Airy Post Office Reopens As High Point Wholesale

 

High Point Wholesale, at 6700 Germantown Avenue | Photo: Heather Anne Williams, for Flying Kite

High Point Wholesale, at 6700 Germantown Avenue | Photo: Heather Anne Williams, for Flying Kite

  • Flying Kite discusses the difficult adaptive reuse of Mt. Airy’s original post office at 6700 Germantown Avenue as High Point Wholesale, an operations annex of the decade-old High Point Café that adds room for an office, a gluten-free bakery, and coffee roasting operation. Speaking of her decision to push ahead with the scheme to renovate the early-twentieth century space when the first contractor proved inept, founder Meg Hagele says that “we were so excited and invested in being on Germantown Avenue and being a part of the revitalization of the Mt. Airy corridor;” she turned to her loyal clientele to raise another $200,000.
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