The post office contains a 1939 Section of Fine Arts mural “Back Home, April 1865” painted by Tom Lea. Although unpleasant subjects and memories are seldom seen in Post Office murals, the scene depicted is that of four people returning…read more
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New Deal Maps
Check out our latest map and guide to the work of the New Deal in Washington, D.C. It includes 500 New Deal sites in the District alone, highlighting 34 notable sites, and includes an inset map of the area around the National Mall which can be used for self-guided walking tours.