United States Post Office (Freeport, New York)

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US Post Office-Freeport
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Freeport Post Office, June 2009
United States Post Office (Freeport, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Freeport, New York)
United States Post Office (Freeport, New York) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Freeport, New York)
Location 132 West Merrick Road,
Freeport, New York
Coordinates 40°39′13″N 73°35′10″W / 40.65361°N 73.58611°W / 40.65361; -73.58611Coordinates: 40°39′13″N 73°35′10″W / 40.65361°N 73.58611°W / 40.65361; -73.58611
Area less than one acre
Built 1932
Architect Tachau & Vought; Gropper, William
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002517[1]
Added to NRHP May 11, 1989

US Post Office-Freeport is a historic post office building located at Freeport in the town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. It was built in 1932 and designed by consulting architects Tachau and Vought for the Office of the Supervising Architect. It is a two story, symmetrically massed brick building trimmed in limestone in the Colonial Revival style. It features a three bay wide entrance pavilion with a gable roof. The lobby features two murals by William Gropper installed in 1938 and titled "Air Mail" and "Suburban Post in Winter."[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. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-03-01.  Note: This includes Larry E. Gobrecht (November 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Freeport Post Office" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-03-01.  and Accompanying five photographs

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