By January 1938, the exterior of the GREENBELT CENTER complex was complete.
Photo from Library of Congress / Arthur Rothstein


In early 1938, most stores had not yet opened for business. However, a Post Office in this structure had served its first patrons in November 1937.
Photo from Library of Congress / Arthur Rothstein


GREENBELT CENTER was built in Streamline Moderne style. Since the 1960s, this form of design has been referred to as Art Deco.
Photo from Library of Congress / Arthur Rothstein