United States Post Office–Bridgeport Main

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US Post Office-Bridgeport Main
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WPA-funded mural by Robert Lambdin
United States Post Office–Bridgeport Main is located in Connecticut
United States Post Office–Bridgeport Main
United States Post Office–Bridgeport Main is located in the US
United States Post Office–Bridgeport Main
Location 120 Middle St., Bridgeport, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°10′50″N 73°11′20″W / 41.18056°N 73.18889°W / 41.18056; -73.18889Coordinates: 41°10′50″N 73°11′20″W / 41.18056°N 73.18889°W / 41.18056; -73.18889
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1934
Architect Simon,Louis A.; Walker,Charles Wellington
Architectural style Moderne, Art Deco
Part of Bridgeport Downtown North Historic District (#87001403)
NRHP reference # 86000453[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 17, 1986
Designated CP November 2, 1987

The Bridgeport Main Post Office is located at 120 Middle Street in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It is a three story Moderne/Art Deco, designed by Louis A. Simon, the supervising architect of the United States Treasury Department, and completed in 1934. The building notably includes artwork funded by the department's Section of Painting and Sculpture, with murals in its lobby area drawn by R. L. Lambden depicting mail delivery through the ages.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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. ^ "NRHP nomination for United States Post Office-Bridgeport Main" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-12-27. 
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