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A great-columned edifice; as much a post office as a monument to the vocation of postal carrier.
421 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001
+1 212-967-8585
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I wanted to see the building as I had read about it and also need some stamps. Both objectives were well rewarded. It is a grand imposing colonnaded building outside and spacious inside. An assistant helpfully redirected us to the right place to buy stamps...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Covers a huge are in the city. Lots of columns and mail. Go inside and check it out. I hear the operations are to be moved somewhere else.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Fun place to visit for historical reasons. Place is huge. One of the guards inside was very helpful as we were asking questions about the history of the place.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tommy B
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

It is always a thing on April 15 when the last filing of tax returns are fine here with bands and people giving away aspirin. It is an annual event for the tax deadline. This is also the largest post office in manhattan and is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Allansha
Reviewed March 26, 2017

It’s a beautiful building that catches the eye with its elegant Beaux Arts design and imposing Corinthian columns. Thankfully, it did not suffer the fate of the original Pennsylvania Station across the street, which was demolished in 1963 despite public outcry. There is a small...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank gboi77
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Went in to admire the architecture. Was not disappointed. Has a nice little display of postal artifacts. Best part it was free to tour!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank lw420B
Reviewed January 10, 2017

You have to visit this place , the building is Hugh and the architecture is amazing. The outside of the building is surround by Hugh pillars. Inside is a maze

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank l0tusdesigns
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Let me start by saying "your opinion counts" and a circle around it started this much deserved rant. As if the post office isn't the worst start of the day, it was definitely the worst part of the night. I waited an hour dancing around...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank newyorkreviews1
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We were on our way to Madison Square Garden when we stamble with the Post Office, is actually quiet nice, saddly there were a lot of homeless on the entrance, but the building is beautiful to look at.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Lina B
Reviewed September 14, 2016

JAMES A. FARLEY POST OFFICE located near Madison Square Garden is still a post office. The building is great.

Date of experience: September 2016
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