Heslar Naval Armory (former) Murals – Indianapolis IN

City:
Indianapolis, IN

Site Type:
Art Works, Murals

New Deal Agencies:
Federal Arts Project (FAP), Arts Programs

Completed:
1938

Quality of Information:
Minimal

Site Survival:
Unknown

Description

In 1938, through the Works Progress Administration (WPA)—presumably by way of its Federal Arts Project (FAP), the mess hall and gymnasium of the now-former Heslar Naval Armory in Indianapolis “were decorated with 12-by-15-foot (3.7 by 4.6 m) murals depicting famous naval battles and events.”

Source notes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heslar_Naval_Armory

Site originally submitted by Glory-June Greiff on August 31, 2016.

Location Info


1626 W 30th St.
Indianapolis , IN 46208

Coordinates: 39.809941, -86.193098

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