United States Post Office (Amsterdam, New York)

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US Post Office-Amsterdam
United States Post Office Amsterdam NY Jun 08.jpg
United States Post Office, Amsterdam NY, June 2008
United States Post Office (Amsterdam, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Amsterdam, New York)
Location 12-16 Church St., Amsterdam, New York
Coordinates 42°56′14″N 74°11′31″W / 42.93722°N 74.19194°W / 42.93722; -74.19194Coordinates: 42°56′14″N 74°11′31″W / 42.93722°N 74.19194°W / 42.93722; -74.19194
Area less than one acre
Built 1935
Architect Simon, Louis A.; Schnakenberg, Henry
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body U.S. Postal Service
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858–1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002451[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office-Amsterdam is a historic post office building located at Amsterdam in Montgomery County, New York, United States. It was built in 1935–1936, 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 under Louis A. Simon. It consists of a 2 12-story, symmetrically massed brick building with 1-story side wings and a large rear wing in the Colonial Revival style. The interior features a pair of 1939 murals by Henry Schnakenberg (1892–1970).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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