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Mint Museum and Post Office - Sketch

Mint Museum of Art (Charlotte, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Mint Museum and Post Office - Sketch
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Post offices
Sketches
Proposed works
Art museums
Original Format:
Tracings
Item identifier:
unccmc00094-002-pl0004-003-032
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Design and construction documents
Names:
Boyer, M. E. (Martin Evans), Jr., 1893-1970 more info on Boyer, M. E. (Martin Evans), Jr., 1893-1970 
Location:
Charlotte (N.C.)
Mecklenburg County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Collection:
Martin Evans Boyer Papers, 1910-1993 (UNCC MC00094) held by J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Mint Museum of Art (Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Boyer, M. E. (Martin Evans), Jr., 1893-1970 
Built:
Street:
501 Hempstead Place
Community:
Charlotte
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28207
Historical note:
The site was originally home to a U.S. Mint, constructed in 1837 from a design by William Strickland. It was destroyed in 1934. The "women of Charlotte" arranged to salvage the materials and, with WPA funding, rebuilt the structure to house an art museum.
Location:
Charlotte (N.C.)
Subjects:
Museums
Art museums
Exhibition buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.197637, -80.815744