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24 January 2014

1905 – Bank of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario

The original building on this site was constructed in the 1870s. Around 1905, it was decided to expand, and seven storeys were added to the building, using two as a base. In 1921,...

16 January 2014

1898 – Leicestershire Banking Co., Loughborough, Leicestershire

Architect: Goddard, Paget & Goddard “The new premises of the Leicestershire Banking Company, Limited, occupy a commanding position in the Market-place, all the bank offices being placed upon the ground floor. Above them...

07 January 2014

1897 – The Capital and Counties Bank, Yeovil, Somerset

Architect: J. Nicholson Johnston Opened as a bank branch in 1897, the building was later occupied by the National Provincial Bank, then the Bristol and West Building Society and now the Britannia Building...

01 December 2013

1925 – Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, George St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Kent & Massie This building was designed by architects Kent and Massie as the headquarters of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney. Completed in two stages in 1923 and 1925, it replaced...

27 November 2013

1930 – Former Royal Bank of Ireland, Dublin St., Monaghan

Architect: Bradbury & Evans Former branch of the Royal Bank of Ireland, and now in use as a Town Hall for Monaghan. The rendered building has an elegant cut-stone door surround to the...

20 November 2013

1886 – English, Scottish & Australian Bank, The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

Architect: William Wardell Constructed from sandstone and designed in the Gothic Revival style by prominent architect William Wardell, this a rare Sydney example of the secular use of this type of architecture which...

12 November 2013

1928 – Commonwealth Bank Building, Martin Pl., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Ross & Rowe “Enormous in scale, containing vast banking halls, and thorough in its Roman allusion, right down to the finest detail, the Commonwealth Bank is a remarkable exercise in stylistic amplification.”...

04 October 2013

1930 – First National Building, Detroit, Michigan

Architect: Albert Kahn Completed in 1930, and at 341 feet tall rises 25 stories and includes two basement levels, occupying an entire block along Cadillac Square. The building was designed by Albert Kahn...

17 August 2013

1919 – No. 13 O’Connell Street Lower, Dublin

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne Built after the previous branch of the Hibernian Bank was destroyed in the fighting during the 1916 Easter Rising. The previous building was by O’Neill & Byrne and was...