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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bank of Louisville

 
 
Bank of Louisville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
1. Bank of Louisville Marker
Inscription.  
Designed and built by
Gideon Shryock, father of
Greek Revival architecture
in Kentucky. Bank was chartered
by General Assembly in 1832
and building completed in 1837.

 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 88.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 15.386′ N, 85° 45.339′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 31W), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 West Main Street, Louisville KY 40202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Evan Williams (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thelma French Schneider (about 400 feet away); Kentucky Fugitives to Canada (about 500 feet away); The Columbia Building (about 500 feet away); Clarke & Loomis Architects / Levy Brothers Building (about 500 feet away); D.X. Murphy & Bro., Architects
Bank of Louisville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
2. Bank of Louisville Marker
(about 600 feet away); The Discovery of the Ohio River (about 600 feet away); Birth of Optimist International / Growth of Optimist International (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Asset Detail | Old Bank of Louisville (PDF). National Register of Historic Places registration and accompanying photographs, (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Old Bank of Louisville (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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