Gustaf Dahlstrom painted two 9′ x 26′ murals for the Laurel School: “Gardening” and “Animals and Flowers.” They were completed with WPA Federal Art Project funds in 1938. They were moved to the Harper School from the Laurel School in…read more
Phone: (847) 251-6039 Access Hours: M-F 8:30-5:30, Sat 8-3 The post office is home to the mural, “In the Soil Is Our Wealth,” painted by Raymond Breinin through the Treasury Section of Fine Arts in 1938.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) relayed the red vitrified brick street pavement at an unknown date on Crescent Place and Woodbine Avenue in Wilmette, Illinois. An embedded marker reads “Relayed by WPA.”
Today, The Wallace Bowl is now the home of the Park District’s summertime Starlight Theatre, which provides a unique outdoor setting for musical and dramatic performances offered to the public free of charge. The WPA began construction in 1936 of…read more