Industrial Bank

Industrial Bank

A little bank built in 1903, designed to convey the message that you don’t have to be big to be rich. The architect was Charles M. Bartberger.

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    1. Architectural historians might call it “classical revival,” or they might say “Renaissance revival,” the Renaissance itself being a classical revival. The arch reminds us of ancient Roman architecture; the “Greek-key” tracery around the doorway and above the arch is a very popular classical ornament. One can easily imagine an Italian Renaissance nobleman specifying this for his town house.

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