United States Post Office and Courthouse (Albany, Georgia)

The U.S. Post Office and Courthouse in Albany, Georgia is a three-story building that was built during 1910-1912. Its architecture style is primarily Second Renaissance Revival architecture and is credited to U.S. Supervising Architect James Knox Taylor. It is perhaps one of Knox's last designed works; he retired as Supervising Architect in 1912.[2]

U.S. Post Office and Courthouse
U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (n.d., ca. 1912), Albany (Dougherty County, Georgia).jpg
United States Post Office and Courthouse (Albany, Georgia) is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
United States Post Office and Courthouse (Albany, Georgia)
United States Post Office and Courthouse (Albany, Georgia) is located in the United States
United States Post Office and Courthouse (Albany, Georgia)
Location337 Broad Ave., Albany, Georgia
Coordinates31°34′38″N 84°9′20″W / 31.57722°N 84.15556°W / 31.57722; -84.15556Coordinates: 31°34′38″N 84°9′20″W / 31.57722°N 84.15556°W / 31.57722; -84.15556
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1910-12
Built byGude and Company
ArchitectJames Knox Taylor
Architectural styleLate 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Second Renaissance Revival
NRHP reference #79003105[1][2]
Added to NRHPJune 22, 1979

It served historically as a courthouse and as a post office. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ a b Deni Lamb (May 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: United States Post Office and Courthouse". National Park Service. Retrieved August 6, 2016. with 15 photos from construction through 1978