New Post Office Building.

Title:

New Post Office Building.

Format:

Photographs

Publisher:

Rotogravure Album of New York (New York: Williamsburgh Post Card Co.)

Date:

ca. 1913

Street Address:

West 34th Street between West 33rd and 35th Streets

Photographer/Artist:

Copyright American Studio

Description:

Caption reads: "New Post Office Building situated between 31st and 33d Streets. This handsome building was completed in 1913 at the cost of $6,200,000. It faces the Pennsylvania Terminal and is built over the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad. The building covers a plot 375 by 335 feet and was built of granite in classic style architecture." The bordered photograph shows a couple walking along the sidewalk and several horse-drawn carts or carriages going down the street.

Subjects:

  • Post office buildings--New York (State)--New York.
  • Carriages and carts--New York (State)--New York--19th century.
  • Buildings--New York (State)--New York.
  • Thirty-fourth Street (New York, N.Y.)--History--19th century.
  • Midtown Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)--History--19th century.

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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