United States Post Office (Akron, New York)

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US Post Office-Akron
U.S. Post Office Akron NY Aug 10.JPG
U.S. Post Office, August 2010
United States Post Office (Akron, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Akron, New York)
Location 118 Main St., Akron, New York
Coordinates 43°1′13.1556″N 78°29′52.6416″W / 43.020321000°N 78.497956000°W / 43.020321000; -78.497956000Coordinates: 43°1′13.1556″N 78°29′52.6416″W / 43.020321000°N 78.497956000°W / 43.020321000; -78.497956000
Built 1939
Architect Simon, Louis A.; Logan, Elizabeth
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body U.S. Postal Service
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002449[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office—Akron is a historic post office building located at Akron in Erie County, New York. It was designed and built 1939-1940, and is one of a number of post offices in New York State designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department, Louis A. Simon. The building is in the Colonial Revival style and is virtually identical to the post offices at Scotia, Oxford, Middleburgh, and Horseheads. The interior features a mural by Elizabeth Logan painted in 1941 and titled "Horse-Drawn Railroad."[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

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