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Creation Date

12-23-2009

Building Name

Western Union Telegraph Building

Description

Artwork Western Union Telegraph Building (MOCA) Jacksonville, Fl. MOCA Jacksonville was founded in 1924 as the Jacksonville Fine Arts Society, the first organization in our community devoted to the visual arts. In 1948 the Museum was incorporated as the Jacksonville Art Museum.

In late 1999 the Museum acquired its permanent home, the historic Western Union Telegraph Building , which was built in 1930-31, currently home to MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art). It was designed by architects Marsh and Saxelbye. The artwork shows the WU for Western Union.

Latitude, Longitude

30.329488, -81.658638

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Florida-Jacksonville; Historic buildings; Museum of Contemporary Art; Building details; Duval County

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