United States Post Office (Dunkirk, New York)

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US Post Office--Dunkirk
Dunkirk Post Office Nov 09.jpg
U.S. Post Office, Dunkirk, New York, November 2009
United States Post Office (Dunkirk, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Dunkirk, New York)
United States Post Office (Dunkirk, New York) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Dunkirk, New York)
Location 410 Central Ave., Dunkirk, New York
Coordinates 42°28′54″N 79°20′1″W / 42.48167°N 79.33361°W / 42.48167; -79.33361Coordinates: 42°28′54″N 79°20′1″W / 42.48167°N 79.33361°W / 42.48167; -79.33361
Built 1928
Architect Wetmore, James A.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP reference # 88002488[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office-Dunkirk is a historic post office building located at Dunkirk in Chautauqua County, New York. It was designed and built in 1928-1929 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, James A. Wetmore. It is a two-story brick structure with a one-story rear wing, in the Colonial Revival style. The entrance is set within a limestone surround with a Doric frieze and modest cornice.[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. ^ Larry E. Gobrecht (December 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Dunkirk Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14.  See also: "Accompanying six photos". 

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