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Bowery Savings Bank

 
 
Bowery Savings Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 13, 2012
1. Bowery Savings Bank Marker
Inscription.  This impressive building, completed in 1895, is located on the site of the first Bowery Savings Bank. Designed by Stanford White of the firm of McKim, Mead & White, it is an excellent example of neo-classical architecture.

The Building was designated a New York City Landmark in March 1966.
 
Erected 1975 by New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 43.119′ N, 73° 59.698′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Bowery Street and Grand Street on Bowery Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Bowery Street, New York NY 10013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Beaux Arts Bank To Bananas (here, next to this marker); Former Bowery Savings Bank (a few steps from this marker); Anti-Slavery Work In Federal Era Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); Man Survives Leap From Brooklyn Bridge! (within shouting distance of this marker); Italian Theatre & Triple-Jointed Wonders

Bowery Savings Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 13, 2012
2. Bowery Savings Bank Marker
The marker is to the left of the woman trying to hail a taxi.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Ghosts And Occasional Mayhem (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); NYC's Oldest Operating Hotel (about 300 feet away); “A Carnival Of Debauchery!” (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Bowery Savings Bank - New York Architecture. Stanford White, one of America’s most prominent architects, was born in 1853. His creativity, talent and versatile draftsmanship were responsible for the foundation in the 1880’s of one of the country’s most prestigious architectural firms, McKim, Mead and White. (Submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Bowery Savings Bank on Grand Street image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 13, 2012
3. Bowery Savings Bank on Grand Street
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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