United States Post Office (Akron, New York)

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US Post Office-Akron
U.S. Post Office Akron NY Aug 10.JPG
U.S. Post Office, August 2010
United States Post Office (Akron, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Akron, New York)
United States Post Office (Akron, New York) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Akron, New York)
Location 118 Main St., Akron, New York
Coordinates 43°1′13.1556″N 78°29′52.6416″W / 43.020321000°N 78.497956000°W / 43.020321000; -78.497956000Coordinates: 43°1′13.1556″N 78°29′52.6416″W / 43.020321000°N 78.497956000°W / 43.020321000; -78.497956000
Built 1939
Architect Simon, Louis A.; Logan, Elizabeth
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002449[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office—Akron is a historic post office building located at Akron, Erie County, New York. It was designed and built 1939-1940, 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, Louis A. Simon. The building is in the Colonial Revival style and is virtually identical to the post offices at Scotia, Oxford, Middleburgh, and Horseheads. The interior features a mural by Elizabeth Logan painted in 1941 and titled Horse-Drawn Railroad.[2]

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

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "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 2016-03-01.  Note: This includes Larry E. Gobrecht (December 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Akron Post Office" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-03-01.  and Accompanying four photographs

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