Newly Installed Edmond Amateis ReliefsNational Archives Record Group 121-GA: Records of the Public Building Service Prints – Photographs of Paintings and Sculptures Commissioned by the Sect. of Fine Arts, 1934-1943 Box 1: Edmond Amateis, Madison Square Post Office folder. Scanned and processed by Evan Kalish, July 2014.
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.
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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