Post Office – Great Neck NY

Description

The historic post office in downtown Great Neck, New York “was built in 1939-40 and designed by consulting architect William Dewey Foster (1890-1958) for the Office of the Supervising Architect. It is a one story, pentagonal shaped skeletal frame building clad with plucked textured buff limestone in the Classical Revival style. It features a semicircular entrance portico supported by four square columns.” (Wikipedia)

Source notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Post_Office_%28Great_Neck,_New_York%29
http://www.greatneckplaza.net/historic/vsurvey.php?p=postoffice

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 17, 2012.

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Location Info


1 Welwyn Rd.
Great Neck, NY 11021

Coordinates: 40.787577, -73.722476

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