ok Wir nutzen Cookies auf unserer Internetseite, um Ihnen einen bestmöglichen Service zu ermöglichen. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.
Ihr Standort

National Farmers' Bank Building

Alle 16 Bilder ansehen Daten als PDF Bilder erwerben

Identifikation

National Farmers' Bank Building
Wells Fargo Bank Building
281145

Karte

Struktur allgemein

Flachbau
existent [fertiggestellt]
Mauerwerk
Lastabtragende Fundamentwände
Backstein
Sandstein
Kahle Struktur
dunkelrot

Nutzung

Gewerbl. Büroflächen Dienstleistungen

Fakten

  • This was the first of eight small banks designed by Louis Sullivan at the end of his career. This structure is often regarded as the finest of the eight.
  • It bridges a transition from Chicago School to the Prairie School of Architecture, best known through the work of Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • Sullivan's chief draftsman at the time, George Elmslie eventually set up shop in Minneapolis, and went on to become one of the leaders of the Prairie School.
  • The dark red brick building rises over a red sandstone base, and features elaborate terra cotta detail, a notable feature of Sullivan's work.
  • The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and made a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
  • The low-slung office block to the east features a separate entrance along Broadway.
  • The first major interior modifications occurred in 1940, destroying some of the teller windows and light fixtures.
  • The interior murals were painted by Oskar Gross, and depict agricultural scenes.
  • More sensitive renovations took place in the 1950s and a major overhaul from 1976 to 1982 restored most of the original features.
  • The stained glass windows are the work of Louis J. Millet, a long-time collaborator of Sullivan.
  • Two other nationally-recognized prairie school bank buildings, the Merchants National Bank Building and the Winona National & Savings Bank Building are located in nearby Winona.

Brauchen Sie mehr Informationen zu dem Gebäude und den beteiligten Firmen?

Mehr Informationen

Ort

101 North Cedar Avenue
100 East Broadway Street
101 North Cedar Avenue
55060
Owatonna
Minnesota
U.S.A.

Technische Daten

24,32 ft
2
1908

Beteiligte Firmen

Besondere Eigenschaften

  • Eines der bekannten Bauwerke dieser Stadt
  • Nationales Denkmal
Fehler gefunden?
Related Buildings