Did you know? (click on the bold text)
you can see how the murals fit
into the rest of the building in our Building Tour
(coming up next, after Murals!).
Science in Pictures: Learn more about the science (and
scientists) in the murals in our Science
Local Communications: Learn about communicating before
phones in our Local History
"At the end of the elevator lobby is a drinking fountain with geese settling into a lake at evening; a lone telephone line supplies the one contact with civilization."
True also designed the drinking fountain and surrounding mosaic, as well as the employee cafeteria and the 15th floor auditorium.
(Please note that the italicized text accompanying the murals is adapted from a 1929 pamphlet put out by the telephone company to promote the murals and the building. To continue a Guided Tour and move on to the Working in the Palace/Building Tour section, click here