Kensington Station Post Office – Brooklyn NY

Description

Brooklyn, New York’s Kensington Station post office “is a historic post office building … was built in 1935, and designed by consulting architect Lorimer Rich for the Office of the Supervising Architect. The building is a two-story, six-bay-wide brick building in the Colonial Revival style. For much of its history it was painted white. It features a projecting pedimented wooden portico supported on Doric order piers.” (Wikipedia)

The post office became listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

Source notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Post_Office_%28Kensington,_Brooklyn%29

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Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 11, 2013.

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Location Info


421 McDonald Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11218

Coordinates: 40.643559, -73.979582

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