United States Post Office (Rye, New York)

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US Post Office-Rye
US Post Office-Rye NY Oct 06.jpg
U.S. Post Office-Rye, New York, October 2006
United States Post Office (Rye, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Rye, New York)
United States Post Office (Rye, New York) is located in the United States
United States Post Office (Rye, New York)
Location41 Purdy Ave., Rye, New York
Coordinates40°59′5″N 73°40′58″W / 40.98472°N 73.68278°W / 40.98472; -73.68278Coordinates: 40°59′5″N 73°40′58″W / 40.98472°N 73.68278°W / 40.98472; -73.68278
Arealess than one acre
ArchitectSimon, Louis A.; du Bois, Guy Pene
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSUS Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP reference No.88002426[1]
Added to NRHPMay 11, 1989

US Post Office-Rye is a historic post office building located at Rye in Westchester County, New York, United States. It was built in 1935 and designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect under the direction of Louis A. Simon. It is a one-story symmetrical flat roofed building in the Colonial Revival style. The front facade features a central, recessed entrance with broad limestone surround and shallow decorated cornice. The lobby features a mural by Guy Pene du Bois painted in 1938 and titled "John Jay at His Home."[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

The building was renamed the Caroline O'Day Post Office on October 23, 2010 in recognition of Congresswoman Caroline O'Day's public service.[3][4]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-03-01. Note: This includes Larry E. Gobrecht (November 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Rye Post Office" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-03-01. and Accompanying four photographs
  3. ^ "The U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate the Rye Post Office in Honor of Caroline O’Day," October 20, 2010, http://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/ny/2010/ny_2010_1020.htm
  4. ^ "SENATE PASSES LOWEY BILL RENAMING RYE POST OFFICE," August 5, 2009, https://lowey.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/senate-passes-lowey-bill-renaming-rye-post-office