Allentown post office
Allentown’s main post office building was constructed in 1933-4 with Treasury Department funds. Deco details abound, and the building houses a substantial set of murals commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
“Built in 1933-1934, the Allentown Post Office’s Art Deco design adds a touch of distinction to a rather simple building. On the interior is a series of murals produced in 1937-1938 by New York artist Gifford Reynolds Beal (1879-1956). Each deals with a theme from Allentown history.”
Person visit by Evan Kalish, Mar. 2018
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 22, 2018.
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