NYC - East Village: U.S. Post Office, Cooper Station
The U.S. Post Office, Cooper Station, dates to the 1930's. This post office and its sub-office (located on 3rd street near Avenue C) serve the 10003 zip code. The post office is named in honor of Peter Cooper, the mid-19th century industrialist and philanthropist who founded the nearby The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Art moderne fluted columns lacking capitals swoop around the neo-Classical corner of the Post Office on Fourth Avenue and East 11th Street.
Newman from Seinfeld supposedly worked here. The image of this corner building was used frequently on the show just prior to the beginning of a scene.
National Register #88002360 (1989)