14. Former Western Union Building

Former Western Union Building-Art Deco Mailbox-NYCImage via Art Deco Mailboxes

The mailbox at the former Western Union Building on 60 Hudson Street may be one of the most fun, not only for subverting the normal rectangular shape of the letter box but also because it stylistically represents the shape of the building itself with its recognizable setback architecture. This building was such a symbol of Modernism, it was the subject of many a painting by the early abstract artists.

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