Webster City Post Office

The Webster City Post Office is a historic building located in Webster City, Iowa, United States. Previous post office buildings in the city were housed in leased storefronts along Seneca Street.[2] The Beaux-Arts style building was designed by the U.S. Treasury with James Knox Taylor as the supervising architect. Contractor Charles E. Atkinson completed the building in 1909. The stone building features a stone frieze, cornice, and a mansard roof. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

Webster City Post Office
Webster City Post Office building, Webster City, Iowa.JPG
Webster City Post Office is located in Iowa
Webster City Post Office
Webster City Post Office is located in the United States
Webster City Post Office
Location801 Willson Ave.
Webster City, Iowa
Coordinates42°28′06″N 93°49′11″W / 42.46833°N 93.81972°W / 42.46833; -93.81972Coordinates: 42°28′06″N 93°49′11″W / 42.46833°N 93.81972°W / 42.46833; -93.81972
Area0.341 acre
Built byCharles E. Atkinson
ArchitectJames Knox Taylor
Architectural styleBeaux-Arts
NRHP reference #82002619[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 6, 1982

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Ralph J. Christian. "Webster City Post Office". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-02-09. with photos