United States Post Office (Newburgh, New York)

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U.S. Post Office
Newburgh, NY, post office.jpg
Front of post office building along Liberty Street, 2007
United States Post Office (Newburgh, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Newburgh, New York)
United States Post Office (Newburgh, New York) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Newburgh, New York)
Location Newburgh, NY
Coordinates 41°30′12″N 74°00′21″W / 41.50333°N 74.00583°W / 41.50333; -74.00583Coordinates: 41°30′12″N 74°00′21″W / 41.50333°N 74.00583°W / 41.50333; -74.00583
Area less than one acre
Built 1930-31
Architect James Wetmore
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002367[1]
Added to NRHP May 11. 1989

The main U.S. Post Office in Newburgh, New York is located at 215-217 Liberty Street two blocks north of Broadway. It serves the 12550 ZIP Code, which covers the city and nearby areas of the Town of Newburgh. There is a branch station located on Broadway in the western neighborhood of the city. The building itself is a two-story brick structure built in the early 1930s. It was designed under the supervision of James Wetmore, supervising architect for the Treasury Department at the time, and takes a Colonial Revival style.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989; it is also a contributing property to the Montgomery-Grand-Liberty Streets Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "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 2016-02-01.  Note: This includes Larry E. Gobrecht (December 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: US Post Office-Newburgh" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-02-01.  and Accompanying photographs