United States Post Office (Akron, New York)
US Post Office-Akron
U.S. Post Office, August 2010
|Location||118 Main St., Akron, New York|
|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|
|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.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Larry E. Gobrecht (December 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Akron Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14. See also: "Accompanying four photos".
- US Post Office-Akron - U.S. National Register of Historic Places on Waymarking.com
- Western New York Heritage Press: Akron, NY Post Office Mural photo
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