Penn Yan Historic District

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Penn Yan Historic District
Penn Yan Historic District Oct 09.jpg
Penn Yan Historic District, October 2009
Penn Yan Historic District is located in New York
Penn Yan Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Water, Seneca, Elm, Wagener, Court, Clinton, North and Main Sts., Penn Yan, New York
Coordinates 42°39′49″N 77°3′8″W / 42.66361°N 77.05222°W / 42.66361; -77.05222Coordinates: 42°39′49″N 77°3′8″W / 42.66361°N 77.05222°W / 42.66361; -77.05222
Area 65 acres (26 ha)
Built 1820
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Governing body U.S. Postal Service
NRHP Reference # 85000591[1]
Added to NRHP March 14, 1985

Penn Yan Historic District is a national historic district located at Penn Yan in Yates County, New York. The district consists of 65 acres (26 ha) and contains 281 structures, 210 of which are contributing. It includes a broad range of architecturally significant resources that document the village's development from the 1820s to 1929. It includes representative examples of residential, commercial, indstrial, civic and ecclesiastical structures. Highlights include the Birkett Mills, the Chronicle Building, Knapp Hotel, and the Castner House. Located within the boundaries of the district is the separately listed U.S. Post Office building constructed in 1912-1913.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

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