Post Office (former) Mural – Amherst OH

Project type: Art, Murals
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Description

The historic former post office building in Amherst, Ohio houses an example of New Deal artwork: “Pioneers Crossing the Ohio River,” completed in 1941 by Michael Loew. It was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

Source notes

Sharon E. Dean and Karal Ann Marling, Covering History: Revisiting Federal Art in Cleveland, 1933-43. The Cleveland Public Library and the Cleveland Artists Foundation, 2006. (Quote: pp. 24-25).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 7, 2017.

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Location Info


255 Park Ave.
Amherst , OH 44001

Coordinates: 41.398440, -82.224340

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