United States Post Office (Corning, New York)

US Post Office-Corning is a historic post office building located at Corning in Steuben County, New York. It was built in 1908-1909 and is one of a number of post offices in New York State designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department, James Knox Taylor. It is a rectangular, one story building faced with pressed yellow brick in the Classical Revival style. The exterior features elaborate terra cotta decoration.[2]

US Post Office-Corning
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U.S. Post Office, November 2010
United States Post Office (Corning, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Corning, New York)
United States Post Office (Corning, New York) is located in the United States
United States Post Office (Corning, New York)
Location129 Walnut St., Corning, New York
Coordinates42°8′34″N 77°3′28″W / 42.14278°N 77.05778°W / 42.14278; -77.05778Coordinates: 42°8′34″N 77°3′28″W / 42.14278°N 77.05778°W / 42.14278; -77.05778
Arealess than one acre
Built1908
ArchitectUS Treasury Dept.; Taylor, James Knox
Architectural styleClassical Revival, Neoclassical
MPSUS Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP reference #88002474[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 17, 1988

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Larry E. Gobrecht (November 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Corning Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14. See also: "Accompanying 10 photos".