Riverside, NJ 08075
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 40° 02.261 W 074° 57.605
18T E 503405 N 4431940
Quick Description: 1930s brick post office, typical of government buildings during the Works Project era.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2012 9:12:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMDYKV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 1

Long Description:

This is a typical post office surrounded by other government brick buildings, all equally old. I think the post office is built in the Colonial Revival style. There is a date stone at the bottom of the building, to the right of the stairs bearing the construction date of 1937. The usual governmental names are incised on the huge building date stone. The supervising architect was Louis Simon. Most of Simon's buildings, notably these post office buildings, were designed in the Colonial Revival style. The stone is flush with the surrounding brick. The cornerstone reads:

Henry Morgenthau, Jr.
Secretary of the Treasury
James A. Farley
Postmaster General
Louis A. Simon
Supervising Architect
Neal A Melick
Supervising Engineer


Type of structure:: Stand Alone

re-enter Zip Code here:: 08075

Current Status:: Still in Use

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