Post Office (former) – Rensselaer NY

Description

The historic post office in Rensselaer, New York was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project with Treasury Department funds. The building, which was completed in 1936, has since been re-purposed as the town’s police department building.

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


201 Broadway
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Coordinates: 42.638866, -73.747219

One comment on “Post Office (former) – Rensselaer NY

  1. I believe I may have an old roll-top desk that came from the Rensselaer post office. I’m wondering if there are any photos pre-WW2 of the inside which might show the desk belonging to the postmaster.
    Thank you

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