United States Post Office (Lancaster, New York)

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US Post Office--Lancaster
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U.S. Post Office, October 2009
United States Post Office (Lancaster, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Lancaster, New York)
United States Post Office (Lancaster, New York) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Lancaster, New York)
Location 5406 Broadway St.,[2]
Lancaster, New York
Coordinates 42°54′1″N 78°40′17″W / 42.90028°N 78.67139°W / 42.90028; -78.67139Coordinates: 42°54′1″N 78°40′17″W / 42.90028°N 78.67139°W / 42.90028; -78.67139
Built 1938
Architect Louis A. Simon, Arthur Getz
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002340[1]
Added to NRHP May 11, 1989

US Post Office—Lancaster is a historic post office building located at Lancaster in Erie County, New York. It was designed and built 1938-1939, 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. The interior features a mural by Arthur Getz painted in 1940 and titled "Early Commerce in the Erie Canal Region."[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 March 31, 2016.
  3. ^ "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: Lancaster Post Office" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-03-01.  and Accompanying seven photographs

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