A corner of the mural in the post office. Photo by Lily Casura.

San Antonio’s New Deal Post Office Murals

Knowing that the boyfriend had worked next door to the historic U.S. Post Office on Alamo Plaza for some years, home to a stunning series of murals in the lobby, I asked what they looked like.He’s no art aficionado, but I figured he’d been in and out of that lobby dozens of times over the years.”Huh?”