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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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Horse Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kehila Kedosha Janina (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lombardi's Pizza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lost New York Gem (approx. ¼ mile away); 97 Orchard Street (approx. ¼ mile away); High and Low Art (approx. ¼ mile away); The Eldridge Street Synagogue (approx. ¼ mile away); Edison Underground Central Station System (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Bowery Savings Bank - New York Architecture. Stanford

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.
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 San Jose, 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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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