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IMMEDIATE Preservation support needed to save the Municipal Center in Washington, DC where Hildreth Meière designed the frieze "Health and Welfare" (1941) in an interior courtyard.

The building is a candidate for deaccession and possible demolition.

View an example sample support letter here

SEND YOUR LETTER via EMAIL before Thursday, February 22nd, 2018:
Send your email to: historic.preservation@dc.gov
cc: info@dcpreservation.org
Subject line: Case 14-02, Municipal Center Letter of Support

Thank you!

Books

The following publications are available for purchase:

The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière.

Catherine Coleman Brawer and Kathleen Murphy Skolnik.
New York: Andrea Monfried Editions, 2014.

Book Reviews:

Webster, Sally. “The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière.” In caa.reviews. April 30, 2015. caa.reviews

Grow, Robin. “The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meiere.” In Spirit of Progress: Journal of the Art Deco and Modernism Society [Australia] 15: 2 (Autumn, 2014). 15. Download PDF

McGee, Celia. “If These Walls Could Speak, They’d Say Her Name.” In New York Times, May 1, 2014. If These Walls Could Speak, They'd Say Her Name

Ilnytzky, Ula. “New book highlights work of a muralist.” Associated Press. April 3, 2014. New book highlights works of a muralist

Purchase from:

Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière.

Catherine Coleman Brawer.
St. Bonaventure, New York: St. Bonaventure University, 2010.

Purchase from:

St. Bonaventure University, Quick Center for the Arts
Call: (716) 375-2494 or Email: quick@sbu.edu