United States Post Office — Poughkeepsie, NY

Project details

Purpose: Historical Landmark Restoration

When: October 2008 – December 2009

Where: United States Post Office, Poughkeepsie, NY

Scope: Repair metal and woodwork and repair damage caused by fire. Also restore any salvageable original woodwork. Reinforce cupola and bell tower.

Highlights: The Poughkeepsie post office, built in the classic Dutch architectural style, is located in downtown Poughkeepsie. The building is 63,000-square feet and took roughly 500 men two years to build. The cornerstone for the building was laid on October 13, 1937 by then President Franklin D. Roosevelt and in 1989 the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places (NHRP# 88002413).

 

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