Post Office – Long Beach NY

Description

The historic post office building in Long Beach, New York “was built in 1936 and designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect under the direction of Louis A. Simon. It is a one-story, symmetrically massed building faced with red brick in the Colonial Revival style. It features a central five-bay-wide section with a gable roof, flanked by single bay end pavilions with gable roofs perpendicular to the central section. The lobby features a mural by Jon Corbino installed in 1939 and titled “The Pleasures of Bathing.” (Wikipedia)

The building became listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

Source notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Post_Office_%28Long_Beach,_New_York%29

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 19, 2012.

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Location Info


101 East Park Ave.
Long Beach, NY 11561

Coordinates: 40.5888405, -73.6608319

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