United States Post Office (Canandaigua, New York)

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US Post Office--Canandaigua
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United States Post Office (Canandaigua, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Canandaigua, New York)
Location 28 N. Main St., Canandaigua, New York
Coordinates 42°53′18″N 77°16′57″W / 42.88833°N 77.28250°W / 42.88833; -77.28250Coordinates: 42°53′18″N 77°16′57″W / 42.88833°N 77.28250°W / 42.88833; -77.28250
Area less than one acre
Built 1910
Architect US Treasury Dept.; Allen & Collens
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body YWCA
Part of Canandaigua Historic District
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002465[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

The former US Post Office-Canandaigua is a historic post office building located at Canandaigua in Ontario County, New York. It is a three story granite building on a raised basement that was constructed in two phases between 1910 and 1938. It is one of only three post offices in New York State designed by private architects under contract to the Office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department during the period of the Tarnsey Act (enacted 1893, repealed 1913). Originally two stories high and containing only a post office, an enlargement in 1938 included a third floor federal courtroom and rear addition.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. It is located in the Canandaigua Historic District, listed in 1984.[1]

This building is no longer used as a post office. The building was purchased by the Canandaigua YMCA which was located next door. The YMCA joined the two buildings together to form a larger YMCA facility.

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