United States Post Office (Rye, New York)

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US Post Office-Rye
US Post Office-Rye NY Oct 06.jpg
U.S. Post Office-Rye, New York, October 2006
United States Post Office (Rye, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Rye, New York)
Location 41 Purdy Ave., Rye, New York
Coordinates 40°59′5″N 73°40′58″W / 40.98472°N 73.68278°W / 40.98472; -73.68278Coordinates: 40°59′5″N 73°40′58″W / 40.98472°N 73.68278°W / 40.98472; -73.68278
Area less than one acre
Built 1935
Architect Simon, Louis A.; De Bois, Guy Pene
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body U.S. Postal Service
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002426[1]
Added to NRHP May 11, 1989

US Post Office-Rye is a historic post office building located at Rye in Westchester County, New York, United States. It was built in 1935 and designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect under the direction of Louis A. Simon. It is a one story symmetrical flat roofed building in the Colonial Revival style. The front facade features a central, recessed entrance with broad limestone surround and shallow decorated cornice. The lobby features a mural by Guy Pene De Bois painted in 1938 and titled "John Jay at His Home."[2]

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

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