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1937. 501 Cleveland Ave. (southwest corner of 6th St.)

On St. Valentine's Day customers flock here for a Loveland postmark for their Valentine messages. Over the entry of this starved-classical box of gold-speckled brick with sandstone trim, a bas-relief locomotive, plane, and ship speed the mail to its destination. Inside, a 1938 WPA mural by Russell Sherman, Industries around Loveland, portrays farmers working wheat and sugar beet fields and the local sugar beet refinery.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Post Office", [Loveland, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 237-237.

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