United States Post Office (Potsdam, New York)

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US Post Office-Potsdam
U.S. Post Office Potsdam NY May 11.jpg
U.S. Post Office, May 2011
United States Post Office (Potsdam, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Potsdam, New York)
Location 21 Elm St., Potsdam, New York
Coordinates 44°40′10″N 74°59′5″W / 44.66944°N 74.98472°W / 44.66944; -74.98472Coordinates: 44°40′10″N 74°59′5″W / 44.66944°N 74.98472°W / 44.66944; -74.98472
Area less than one acre
Built 1932
Architect Wetmore, James A.; US Treasury Department
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body U.S. Postal Service
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002410[1]
Added to NRHP May 11, 1989

US Post Office-Potsdam is a historic post office building located at Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, New York. It was designed and built in 1932-1933, 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, James A. Wetmore. The building is in the Classical Revival style and is a two story, "U" shaped structure clad in limestone. The main facade features a colossal seven bay recessed portico supported by Doric order columns and flanked by Grecian style cast-iron urns.[2]

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

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