United States Post Office (Canton, New York)

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United States Post Office (Canton, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Canton, New York)
United States Post Office (Canton, New York) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Canton, New York)
Location 100 Main St.,[2]
Canton, New York
Coordinates 44°35′43″N 75°10′09″W / 44.5954°N 75.1692°W / 44.5954; -75.1692Coordinates: 44°35′43″N 75°10′09″W / 44.5954°N 75.1692°W / 44.5954; -75.1692
Area less than one acre
Built 1936
Architect Louis A. Simon, Berta Margoulies, sculptor
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP reference # 88002469[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office-Canton is a historic post office building located at Canton in St. Lawrence County, New York. It was designed and built in 1936-1937, 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 a one-story, nine bay steel framed structure clad in red brick in a trapezoidal shape. It features a multi-tiered cupola on its low hip roof. The interior features a relief sculpture executed in 1939 by Berta Margoulies.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[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. ^ Address based on USPS website. Accessed April 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-04-01. Note: This includes Larry E. Gobrecht (November 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Canton Post Office" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. and Accompanying seven photographs