United States Post Office (Scarsdale, New York)

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US Post Office-Scarsdale
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Scarsdale Post Office, 2008
United States Post Office (Scarsdale, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Scarsdale, New York)
United States Post Office (Scarsdale, New York) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Scarsdale, New York)
Location 29 Chase Rd.,[2]
Scarsdale, New York
Coordinates 40°59′24″N 73°48′22″W / 40.9900°N 73.8062°W / 40.9900; -73.8062Coordinates: 40°59′24″N 73°48′22″W / 40.9900°N 73.8062°W / 40.9900; -73.8062
Area less than one acre
Built 1937
Architect Schultze & Weaver, Gordon Samstag
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP reference # 88002428[1]
Added to NRHP May 11, 1989

US Post Office-Scarsdale is a historic post office building located at Scarsdale in Westchester County, New York, United States. It was built in 1937 and designed by consulting architects Schultze and Weaver for the Office of the Supervising Architect. It is a symmetrically massed red brick building containing limestone trim in the Classical Revival style. It is composed of a two-story central section with flanking one story wings. The front facade features a three-bay recessed limestone portico supported by a pair of tall slender Doric order columns. The lobby features two murals by Gordon Samstag titled "Law and Order in Old Scarsdale" and "Caleb Heathcote Buys the Richbell Farm."[3]

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. ^ 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 (July 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Scarsdale Post Office" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. and Accompanying five photographs