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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

CNB Building

Historic Site

 

— Shreveport —

 
CNB Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 4, 2017
1. CNB Building Marker
Inscription.  Built 1940. Designed by architects McKim, Mead and White of New York City in association with Samuel G. Wiener of Shreveport. Interior lobby contains original murals depicting history of Shreveport. Vault originally made for Bank of Tokyo; WWII prevented delivery.
 
Erected by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
 
Location. 32° 30.816′ N, 93° 44.911′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Texas Street (U.S. 79/80) and Edwards Street, on the right when traveling east on Texas Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Turning to the Right (a few steps from this marker); Chamber Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pardon (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Chamber Plaza (about 400 feet away); First City Market
CNB Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 4, 2017
2. CNB Building Marker
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(about 400 feet away); Shreve Memorial Library (about 400 feet away); Old CNB Building (about 400 feet away); Hutchinson Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 25, 2022