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Lockport in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lockport Federal Building

 
 
Lockport Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 2, 2014
1. Lockport Federal Building Marker
Inscription.  The Lockport Federal Building is architecturally significant as an outstanding example of early twentieth century public architecture. Built between 1902 and 1904 from a design by James Knox Taylor, supervising architect of the Treasury Department, this three floor structure is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Generations of Lockportians remember this structure as the Post Office and for the stately courtroom located on the second floor. Restoration begun in 1992 returned the building to its original grandeur under owners Michael and Patricia George.
 
Erected 1994 by Discover Historic Lockport.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 43° 10.261′ N, 78° 41.3′ W. Marker is in Lockport, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of East Avenue (New York State Route 31) and Elm Street, on the left when traveling east on East Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Avenune, Lockport NY 14094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bewley Building (about 600 feet away,
Lockport Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 2, 2014
2. Lockport Federal Building Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance.
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measured in a direct line); Electric Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barge Tie Ups & lock view looking west (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lockport City Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Bulkhead (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Locks West (approx. ¼ mile away); Lock Construction (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lockport.
 
Lockport Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
3. Lockport Federal Building Marker
Left side
Lockport Federal Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
4. Lockport Federal Building
Right side
Lockport Federal Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 1, 2014
5. Lockport Federal Building
Dock, right rear of building; was used by mail trucks when the U.S. Post Office occupied the first floor.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3, 4, 5. submitted on September 11, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 17, 2022