Post Office (former): Schmitz Sculpture – York PA

City:
York, PA

Site Type:
Art Works, Sculptures

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Federal Works Agency (FWA)

Completed:
1941

Artist:
Carl L. Schmitz

Description

This large wooden sculpture “Singing Thanksgiving” by Carl L. Schmitz was completed in 1946. Schmitz was one of two artists to win a Federal Works Agency competition to produce art for the post office in 1941.

The statues were moved out of the original post office in 2011 before it was privatized. They may now be located in the East York post office. Confirmation is needed.

Source notes

www.ydr.com

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry

Location Info


200 S. George Street
York, PA 17403

Coordinates: 39.958998, -76.72548

Site Details

[email protected] created on 2007-12-08 00:00:00 -0800 [email protected] last modified on 2007-12-08 00:00:00 -0800

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One comment on “Post Office (former): Schmitz Sculpture – York PA

  1. The sculptures are indeed in the “new” main York Post Office located at 3435 Concord Road. They are in the lobby which is open 24-7.

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  1. The sculptures are indeed in the “new” main York Post Office located at 3435 Concord Road. They are in the lobby which is open 24-7.

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