Post Office Relief – Chagrin Falls OH

Description

The post office in Chagrin Falls, Ohio houses an example of New Deal artwork. Created by Moissaye Marans, the work was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts for the then-new post office in town.

“In all, artwork was commissioned for 19 post offices in the Cleveland area. … [some] have been moved from their original locations. Three are in new post offices, including a wood carving, Stone Quarries, by Moissaye Marans in Chagrin Falls.”

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).

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Location Info


160 E Washington St.
Chagrin Falls , OH 44022

Coordinates: 41.42959, -81.385706

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