United States Post Office (Forest Hills, Queens)

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US Post Office-Forest Hills Station
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Forest Hills Station, May 2009
United States Post Office (Forest Hills, Queens) is located in New York City
United States Post Office (Forest Hills, Queens)
United States Post Office (Forest Hills, Queens) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Forest Hills, Queens)
United States Post Office (Forest Hills, Queens) is located in the United States
United States Post Office (Forest Hills, Queens)
Location10628 Queens Blvd.,[2]
Forest Hills, Queens
Coordinates40°43′18″N 73°50′50″W / 40.72167°N 73.84722°W / 40.72167; -73.84722Coordinates: 40°43′18″N 73°50′50″W / 40.72167°N 73.84722°W / 40.72167; -73.84722
Arealess than one acre
Built1937
ArchitectLorimer Rich, Sten Jacobsson
Architectural styleInternational Style
MPSUS Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP reference #88002503[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 17, 1988

US Post Office-Forest Hills Station is a historic post office building located at Forest Hills in Queens County, New York, United States. It was built in 1937, and was designed by architect Lorimer Rich as a consultant to the Office of the Supervising Architect. It is a one-story flat roofed building clad with reddish brown terra cotta above a base of granite in the International style. It features exterior terra cotta relief sculptures by artist Sten Jacobsson.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Address based on USPS website. Accessed April 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-04-01. Note: This includes Larry E. Gobrecht (July 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Forest Hills Post Office" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. and Accompanying four photographs