Robert N. C. Nix Federal Building: Amateis Bas Reliefs – Philadelphia PA

City:
Philadelphia, PA

Site Type:
Art Works, Sculpture and Bas Relief

New Deal Agencies:
Arts Programs, Treasury Section of Fine Arts (TSFA)

Completed:
1941

Artist:
Edmond R. Amateis

Description

The four large granite bas reliefs installed along the side of the William Penn Annex/Robert N. C. Nix Federal Building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were carved by Edmond R. Amateis. They are collectively titled “Mail Delivery – North, South, East, West,” and were created in 1941 with funding from the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

Source notes

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: https://www.newdealartregistry.org/

Site originally submitted by The Living New Deal on December 29, 2014.
Additional contributions by Shelly Slogoff.

Location Info


900 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Coordinates: 39.950480, -75.15547

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