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Springfield Post Office building
Description: Reverse reads: "Springfield Post Office Bldg, S.E. corner of Limestone and North Sts. is a modern classic building of stone and concrete, costing $750,000. At the top two corners of main division of building fronting on Limestone St. are mounted two 18-foot eagles, one on each side of the entrance facade, said to be the world's largest fully-molded eagles and used in ornamental construction." This photograph is of the U.S. Post Office located at 150 North Limestone Street, Springfield, Ohio 45501. Construction began on this Art Deco style building in 1934 and has several murals by artist Herman Henry Wessel. In the 1970's these mural were covered up during energy conservation remodeling on the building, but in 2009, restoration began to restore these murals and the two story skylight. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B13F05_021_001
Subjects: Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project; Springfield (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Post office buildings Ohio; Ohio Government; Post offices; Architecture--Ohio--Pictorial works.; Postal service
Places: Springfield (Ohio); Clark County (Ohio)