Forest Park, IL 60130
Title of the artwork “The White Fawn”
Artists: Miriam McKinnie (Hofmeier)
Ever walk into the Forest Park, Illinois Post Office and ask yourself… “I wonder who painted the mural?” or, “I wonder what title of it is?. Well look no further. You’ve come to the right place.
I was only able to get these two photos of the mural before the lady at the counter stop me from taking any more. I was taken backed that it didn’t even occur to me that I should have said more, but I kept my mouth shut. I gave her my card and also got the phone number for the postmaster. I was instructed to call and ask for permission before taking any more photos. I’m pretty sure this is not necessary and I don’t want to cause any trouble so I just left. I figured since I live in the Chicago-Land area it won’t be that big of a deal to get back here again.
However, if you are the postmaster, and you happen upon this article, would it be ok to continue with documenting your building and mural? I’d really appreciate it.
But I want to hear from you? Have you ever wondered bout this mural? Do you know more about it? Please leave a comment below, I’d really like to know more about what you think about it?
Thanks for stopping by
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- Personal visit on 10/27/2013 by David, Post Office Freak
- (affiliate link) Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal: [Hardcover] Marlene Park, Gerald E. Markowitz
- The Living New Deal (http://www.livingnewdeal.org)
- (affiliate link) A Guide to Depression Era Art in Illinois Post Offices: [Pamphlet] Mary Emma Thompson, PH. D.