Saturday, August 22, 2015

Decorated Utility Box: Greetings from Ocean City - Ocean City, NJ

Greetings From Ocean City
Artistically Decorated Utility Box
Ocean City, NJ

N 39° 16.626 W 074° 34.425

Short Description: 

A postcard themed utility box is located by the post office on Ocean Avenue and East 9th Street in Ocean City, NJ.

Long Description:

Nancy Palermo painted this 8' by 6' utility utility box to resemble a postcard. The street side contains the decorated wording GREETINGS FROM in red and OCEAN CITY in ornate pictorical lettering that wraps around three sides of the box against a background of four layers of waves. N.J. appears in black lettering below the Y in CITY The sidewalk side of the box is painted tan and has a wavy line postal cancellation containing the number 1936.

The decorated utility box is part of a Ocean City's Community Arts Project. It was painted by Nancy Palermo during the week of July 9 - 13, 2012. It is one of many such painted boxes in Ocean City.

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