Building Oregon

United States Post Office and Courthouse (Medford, Oregon)

Title
United States Post Office and Courthouse (Medford, Oregon)
LC Subject
Architecture, American Architecture--United States
Alternative
James A. Redden Federal Courthouse (Medford, Oregon)
Creator
Wenderoth, Oscar Simon, Louis A. (Louis Adolphe), -1958
Creator Display
Oscar Wenderoth (architect, 1871-1938) Louis A. Simon (architect, 1867-1958)
Description
This image is included in Building Oregon: Architecture of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, a digital collection which provides documentation about the architectural heritage of the Pacific Northwest.
View
exterior: historic view
Provenance
University of Oregon Libraries
Temporal
1910-1919 1940-1949
Style Period
Georgian Revival Renaissance Revival
Work Type
architecture (object genre) built works views (visual works) exterior views public buildings courthouses post offices
Latitude
42.326515
Longitude
-122.875595
Location
City of Medford >> Oregon >> West >> United States Jackson County Oregon >> West >> United States United States
Street Address
310 West Sixth Street
Date
1916 1940
Identifier
pna_19999
Rights
Educational Use Permitted
Source
Oregon State Historic Preservation Office, National Archives, RG 121-BS, Box 73, Medford Folder
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Material
Brick, Granite, Terra Cotta
Set
Building Oregon
Primary Set
Building Oregon
Institution
University of Oregon
Note
Oscar Wenderoth of the firm of Carrere & Hastings (New York) was supervising architect of the Treasury Department, 1912-1915. His works include the U. S. Federal Building and Post Office (Everett, Washington, 1915-1917). Louis A. Simon designed the 1940 extension of the building. Simon was Supervising Architect of the Treasury from 1933-1939 and Supervising Architect of the Public Buildings Administration of the Federal Works Administration. During the first thirty years of the twentieth century, Simon was the designer of many small, post offices and courthouses for the federal government.