Ukiah tries again to bring back post office mural

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The Ukiah City Council has been trying to come to an agreement with the Postal Service that might allow a mural displayed in the former downtown post office to return to Ukiah.  The mural, “Resources of the Soil,” was painted in the 1930s, and was on display until January 2012, when the former post office on North Oak Street closed. … Read More

Old Ukiah post office becoming eyesore

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Press Democrat: "Nearly two years after the Postal Service closed Ukiah's historic downtown post office, it remains shuttered and has become increasingly derelict in appearance.  'This is exactly what people were afraid of, that it would become a blighted building in the middle of Ukiah,' said Alan Nicholson, a leader in the city's failed fight to save the post office … Read More

Ukiah post office mural to be returned, but not to post office

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A large mural that hung in the lobby of the former Ukiah Post Office on North Oak Street has been restored and will hopefully be returning to Ukiah soon, according to the United States Postal Service. The mural, painted in 1936, was taken off its wall after the post office closed in January of 2012 and brought to Chicago, where it underwent a … Read More