Post Office Extension – Schenectady NY

Description

The historic main post office in Schenectady, New York was originally constructed in 1912. The building received a New Deal extension undertaken between 1933 and 1935. Work was overseen by contractor Leon Wexler and consisted of constructing the extension as well as remodeling of the building.

A sign posted next to the building at the time of its construction said: “Federal Public Works Project No. 6.”

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 121-BS: Records of the Public Buildings Service:
Completion views of federal buildings (prints) alphabetically by state and thereunder by city, to 1966; Box 63.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 25, 2015.

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Location Info


29 Jay St.
Schenectady, NY 12305

Coordinates: 42.814902, -73.939123

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