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Plano in Collin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Plano National Bank / I.O.O.F. Lodge Building

 
 
Plano National Bank/I.O.O.F. Lodge Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, May 10, 2020
1. Plano National Bank/I.O.O.F. Lodge Building Marker
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After a building they shared was destroyed by fire in 1895, the Plano National Bank (est. 1887) and the I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows) Lodge (est. 1870) erected this commercial building here in 1896. In 1936 the structure was redesigned by architect/builder Abe Cain with art deco detailing. The building was remodeled in 1958 but a 1980s restoration project returned it to its 1936 art deco appearance. Prominent features include Czechoslovakian black Carrara glass.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1993
 
Erected 1993 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6194.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
 
Location. 33° 1.185′ N, 96° 42.045′ W. Marker is in Plano, Texas, in Collin County. Marker is at the intersection of East 15th Street and J Avenue, on the left when
Plano National Bank/I.O.O.F. Lodge Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, May 10, 2020
2. Plano National Bank/I.O.O.F. Lodge Building Marker
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traveling east on East 15th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 E 15th Street, Plano TX 75074, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mathews General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas Electric Railway Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Christian Church of Plano (about 700 feet away); Plano High School and Gymnasium (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hill-Robberson House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Blewett Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Richardson (approx. 4.2 miles away); Richardson (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plano.
 
Plano National Bank/I.O.O.F. Lodge Building (now A. R. Schell & Son Agency) image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, May 10, 2020
3. Plano National Bank/I.O.O.F. Lodge Building (now A. R. Schell & Son Agency)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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