Flatbush Station Post Office – Brooklyn NY

City:
Brooklyn, New York City, NY

Site Type:
Federal Facilities, Post Offices

New Deal Agencies:
Federal & Military Operations, Treasury Department

Started:
1936

Designers:
Lorimer Rich, Louis A. Simon

Description

The historic Flatbush Station post office on Church Ave. in Brooklyn, New York was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds and is still in use today. “It was built in 1936, and designed by consulting architect Lorimer Rich in the Colonial Revival style, for the Office of the Supervising Architect of the United States Department of the Treasury. The building is a symmetrical, two-story, red brick building with a gable roof and a large one-story rear wing.” (Wikipedia)

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

Source notes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Post_Office_%28Flatbush,_Brooklyn%29 Building cornerstone

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

Location Info


2273 Church Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11226

Coordinates: 40.6505072, -73.95632

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