YONKERS POST OFFICE NOW A LOCAL LANDMARK
The Yonkers City Council granted local landmark status to the Main Street United States Post Office Building at its meeting on February 14, 2023.
The Yonkers Main Post Office, already on the National Register of Historic Places and now doubly protected by local landmark status, is a significant Neo-Classical building in downtown Yonkers. It is essentially the only public building representing this particular period of American architecture in all of the city. Built in 1927 to an extraordinary level of quality of materials and design, it looks much the same today as it did nearly a century ago when it joined the New York Railroad Station, then recently constructed in 1912, as an anchor and inflection point for the city merely steps away from the Hudson River. The two buildings together created a grand entrance to the heart of downtown Yonkers, much as they do today.