Old U.S. Post Office (Bend, Oregon)

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Old US Post Office
Old Post Office - Bend Oregon.jpg
Old U.S. Post Office (Bend, Oregon) is located in Oregon
Old U.S. Post Office (Bend, Oregon)
Location 745 NW Wall, Bend, Oregon
Coordinates 44°3′29″N 121°18′52″W / 44.05806°N 121.31444°W / 44.05806; -121.31444Coordinates: 44°3′29″N 121°18′52″W / 44.05806°N 121.31444°W / 44.05806; -121.31444
Area less than one acre
Built 1932
Built by Charles Weitz Sons, Inc.
Architect Wetmore, James A.
Architectural style Stripped Classical, Other
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85000293[1]
Added to NRHP February 14, 1985

The Old U.S. Post Office in Bend, Oregon, is a post office building that was built in 1932. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1985.[1]

According to its NRHP nomination, "the Post Office is a noteworthy example in Oregon of Stripped Classical architecture in which historical ornament is subordinated to a modernistic emphasis of geometric volume."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Donald N. Bauhofer and Terry Kern (August 14, 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: United States Post Office (Old) / Old Main Post Office". National Park Service.  and accompanying photos