United States Post Office (Williamsburg, Brooklyn)

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US Post Office-Metropolitan Station
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United States Post Office (Williamsburg, Brooklyn) is located in New York City
United States Post Office (Williamsburg, Brooklyn)
United States Post Office (Williamsburg, Brooklyn) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Williamsburg, Brooklyn)
United States Post Office (Williamsburg, Brooklyn) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Williamsburg, Brooklyn)
Location 47 Debevoise St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Coordinates 40°42′7″N 73°56′28.5″W / 40.70194°N 73.941250°W / 40.70194; -73.941250Coordinates: 40°42′7″N 73°56′28.5″W / 40.70194°N 73.941250°W / 40.70194; -73.941250
Area less than one acre
Built 1936
Architect U.S. Treasury Dept.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002462[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office-Metropolitan Station, originally known as Station "A," is a historic post office building located at Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York, United States. It was built in 1936, and is one of a number of post offices in New York designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect under Louis A. Simon. The building is a two story, flat roofed brick building with a three bay wide central pavilion flanked by three bay wide wings in the Colonial Revival style.[2] A contributing architect is believed to be Lorimer Rich.

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 (November 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Metropolitan Station Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-10-01.  See also: "Accompanying four photos".