United States Post Office–Old Chelsea Station
US Post Office-Old Chelsea Station
|Location||217 W. 18th St.
New York, New York
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architect||Kebbon, Eric; Fiene, Paul|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival|
|Governing body||U.S. Postal Service|
|MPS||US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR|
|NRHP Reference #||88002365|
|Added to NRHP||May 11, 1989|
The US Post Office-Old Chelsea Station, originally known as Station "O," is a historic post office building located at 217 West 18th Street in the Chelsea neighborhood of in Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1935, and designed by consulting architect Eric Kebbon for the Office of the Supervising Architect. The building is a seven bay wide two story brick building, trimmed in limestone in the Colonial Revival style. The main entrance features a ten light transom, Doric order pilasters, and a blind stone fanlight with carved eagles. The interior features two bas relief cast stone panels of woodland animals titled "Deer" and "Bear" executed in 1938 by artist Paul Fiene.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Larry E. Gobrecht (November 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Old Chelsea Station Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-10-01. See also: "Accompanying five photos".
- Media related to Old Chelsea Station Post Office at Wikimedia Commons
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