United States Post Office (Kensington, Brooklyn)

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US Post Office-Kensington
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U.S. Post Office, Kensington, August 2008
United States Post Office (Kensington, Brooklyn) is located in New York City
United States Post Office (Kensington, Brooklyn)
United States Post Office (Kensington, Brooklyn) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Kensington, Brooklyn)
United States Post Office (Kensington, Brooklyn) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Kensington, Brooklyn)
Location 421 McDonald Ave., Kensington, Brooklyn
Coordinates 40°38′38″N 73°58′45″W / 40.64389°N 73.97917°W / 40.64389; -73.97917Coordinates: 40°38′38″N 73°58′45″W / 40.64389°N 73.97917°W / 40.64389; -73.97917
Area less than one acre
Built 1935
Architect U.S. Treasury Dept.; Rich, Lorimer
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002461[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office-Kensington is a historic post office building located at Kensington in Brooklyn, New York, United States. It was built in 1935, and designed by consulting architect Lorimer Rich for the Office of the Supervising Architect. The building is a two story, six bay wide brick building in the Colonial Revival style. For much of its history it was painted white. It features a projecting pedimented wooden portico supported on Doric order piers.[2]

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. ^ Larry E. Gobrecht (July 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Kensington Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-10-01.  See also: "Accompanying four photos".