New York Evening Post Building

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New York Evening Post Building
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(2009)
New York Evening Post Building is located in Lower Manhattan
New York Evening Post Building
New York Evening Post Building is located in New York City
New York Evening Post Building
Location 75 West Street
Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates 40°42′32″N 74°0′54″W / 40.70889°N 74.01500°W / 40.70889; -74.01500Coordinates: 40°42′32″N 74°0′54″W / 40.70889°N 74.01500°W / 40.70889; -74.01500
Area less than one acre
Built 1926 (1926)
Architect Horace Trumbauer
Architectural style Art Deco
NRHP Reference # 00001160[1]
Added to NRHP September 22, 2000

The New York Evening Post Building, also known as the New York Post Building or the Post Towers, is a historic commercial building located in Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York. The building was designed by noted architect Horace Trumbauer and built in 1926.

The Post Building is a 17-story, Art Deco style steel frame and masonry building with abundant terra cotta and Guastavino tile embellishments. The building has setbacks beginning at the seventh floor and a "U" shaped light well. The New York Evening Post previously occupied the Old New York Evening Post Building from 1906 to 1926. It occupied this building, which is now an apartment building, until 1970.[2]:3, 5, 8 It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 2000.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01.  Note: This includes Kathy Howe (July 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: New York Evening Post Building" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01.  See also: "Accompanying photos". 

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