United States Post Office (Jamaica, Queens)

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US Post Office-Jamaica Main
USPO Jamaica, Queens; Close-Up.JPG
The front entrance of the Main Post office in Jamaica, Queens on 164th Street.
United States Post Office (Jamaica, Queens) is located in New York City
United States Post Office (Jamaica, Queens)
United States Post Office (Jamaica, Queens) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Jamaica, Queens)
United States Post Office (Jamaica, Queens) is located in the United States
United States Post Office (Jamaica, Queens)
Location8840 164th St.,[2]
Jamaica, Queens
Coordinates40°42′27.5″N 73°47′51″W / 40.707639°N 73.79750°W / 40.707639; -73.79750Coordinates: 40°42′27.5″N 73°47′51″W / 40.707639°N 73.79750°W / 40.707639; -73.79750
Area1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built1932
ArchitectCross & Cross; U.S. Treasury Department
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSUS Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP reference #88002335[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 17, 1988

US Post Office-Jamaica Main is a historic post office building located at the northwest corner of 164th Street and 89th Avenue in Jamaica in Queens County, New York, United States. It serves the 11432 ZIP Code. It was built in 1932-1934, and is one of two post offices in New York City designed by the architects Cross & Cross as a consultant to the Office of the Supervising Architect. The building is a two-story brick building on a light gray granite base with marble trim in the Colonial Revival style. It features a handsome marble portico supported by four Ionic order columns.[3]

Jamaica NY 11432

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

References[edit]

  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: Jamaica Main Post Office" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. and Accompanying four photographs

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