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Birmingham in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The National Bank Building

 
 
The National Bank Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 26, 2015
1. The National Bank Building Marker
Inscription. In 1919, on the former site of the old National Hotel, George Mitchell and Almeron Whitehead erected this building to house the First National Bank and various shops. Throughout the decades, different banks have occupied this building, including the Birmingham National Bank, Detroit Bank and Trust, and Comerica Bank. The attractive second floor brick facade has not been changed since it was first put in place.
 
Location. 42° 32.823′ N, 83° 12.864′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of North Old Woodward Avenue and West Maple Road, on the right when traveling north on North Old Woodward Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 162 North Old Woodward Avenue, Birmingham MI 48009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ford Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Erity-Nixon Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bell Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnston-Shaw Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy McBride Building (within shouting distance of this marker);
The National Bank Building image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 26, 2015
2. The National Bank Building
Huston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quarton Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Field Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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