Madison Square Station Post Office Reliefs – New York NY

Project type: Art, Sculpture and Bas Relief
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Description

The exterior of the Madison Square Station post office sports five bronze reliefs above its main entrance (on 23rd St.) known, collectively, as “Communication.” Three were cast by Edmond R. Amateis and two by Louis Slobodkin in 1937, with funding from the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

Source notes

Wikipedia - Madison Square Station
C.W. Short and R. Stanley-Brown. "Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration." (1939).
"The New Deal: A 75th Anniversary Celebration." Kathryn Flynn with Richard Polese.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 25, 2014.

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Location Info


149 E. 23rd St
New York, NY 10010

Location notes: Exterior, 23rd Street

Coordinates: 40.739338, -73.983838

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