Going Postal With Art
Last week I happened to be in downtown Burbank and needed to mail my mom's Mother's Day card. So I stopped in the Post Office at 125 Olive Ave. Besides being a beautiful mission style building, there are wonderful historical murals inside. The first one you see to the right as you walk in commemorates the impact that the flight industry has played in Burbank. The second one to the left depicts the entertainment industry.
I wasn't able to find out any artist's names but I did find out that the post office, which is now called the Bob Hope Branch, is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The building was built in 1939 in the Mission Revival Style and includes original Spanish tiles and beautiful wooden beams.
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