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National and State Registers of Historic Places

US Post Office

Picture of property 124 East Eleventh Street
Goodland (Sherman County)
Listed in National Register 1989-10-17

Architect: Louis Simon
Category: post office
Thematic Nomination: Kansas Post Offices with Artwork

Constructed circa 1935-1936, the Goodland Post Office is a one-story, red brick building in the Classical Revival-style. Louis Simon was the supervising architect with Lundgren and Carlson constructing the smaller standardized design type that was repeated throughout the country during the 1930s. A mural, "Rural Free Delivery" painted by artist Kenneth M. Adams, is an oil on canvas depicting a scene of mail delivery to a Kansas farm was installed in the lobby. The building was nominated as part of the "Kansas Post Office Artwork" multiple property listing for its association with New Deal-era Post Office art and for its architecture.

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