United States Post Office (Fredonia, New York)

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US Post Office--Fredonia
US Post Office—Fredonia NY Nov 10.JPG
U.S. Post Office, November 2010
United States Post Office (Fredonia, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Fredonia, New York)
United States Post Office (Fredonia, New York) is located in USA
United States Post Office (Fredonia, New York)
Location 21 Day St., Fredonia, New York
Coordinates 42°26′28″N 79°19′57″W / 42.44111°N 79.33250°W / 42.44111; -79.33250Coordinates: 42°26′28″N 79°19′57″W / 42.44111°N 79.33250°W / 42.44111; -79.33250
Built 1935
Architect Simon, Louis A.; Blanch, Arnold
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002515[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office—Fredonia is a historic post office building located at Fredonia in Chautauqua County, New York and within the boundaries of the Fredonia Commons Historic District. It was designed and built in 1935-1936 as a Works Progress Administration project, 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. It is a one story, five bay brick structure set on a brick foundation in the Colonial Revival style. The central section features three large round arched openings with cast-stone keystones. The interior features "The Harvest"; a mural from 1937 by artist Arnold Blanch.[2]

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

References[edit]

  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 (November 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Fredonia Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14.  See also: "Accompanying nine photos".