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24 September 2009

1928 – Former Bank of Ireland, Royal Avenue, Belfast

Architect: McDonnell & Dixon A fabulous Art Deco building finished in Portland Limestone, on an important corner site in Belfast, this Bank of Ireland branch closes off the long Royal Avenue vista. The...

24 September 2009

1869 – Former First Trust Bank, Royal Avenue, Belfast

Architect: William Barre Originally a bank and now a Tesco convenience store, the building was completed by Turner and Williamson after the death of Barre. The building has an impressive seven bay fa├žade...

23 September 2009

1878 – Bank of Ireland, Mill Street, Co. Cork

Architect: Brett & Sons Designed as a branch of the National Bank, the is a fine small-town bank designed in a High Victorian Gothic with fine chimney stacks. The National Bank in Millstreet...

22 September 2009

1973 – Bank of the West Tower, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Large open plan floors supported at either end by service cores allowing for large expansive glazing to the north and south facades.

22 September 2009

1921 – Merchants National Bank – 122 Broadway, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: G. & W. Hancock A fine corner building with a lot of applied decoration including a glazed tile trim and a large inset panel proudly announcing the original business.

15 September 2009

1797 – First National Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architect: Samuel Blodgett The First Bank of the United States, originally called the Bank of the United States, operated from 1797-1811, on Third Street, midway between Chestnut and Walnut streets. Samuel Blodgett, architect,...

02 September 2009

1901 – Standard Life Assurance, Edinburgh

Architect: J.M. Dick Peddie Elegant corner building which is now part of a larger office campus for Standard Life Assurance. Quite austere but for the decorative frieze under the cornice and the overly...

02 September 2009

1852 – Bank of Scotland, St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Architect: David Bryce Formerly the British Linen Bank but now a branch of the Bank of Scotland, this sumptuous branch is at 38-39 St Andrew Square. The elaborate facade features an order or...

02 September 2009

1847 – The Dome, Edinburgh

Architect: David Rhind Formerly a branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland, and now a bar, The Dome has a impressive sequence of interior spaces. A large hallway leads via a short passage...