Tag: 1990s

The Rise and Fall of the Marble Bank Building.

This is the story of a long-lost building, the Marble Bank Building (1893), in Spokane, Washington. Its history is well-documented here, it was a building of small size but amazing opulence. The bank that constructed it failed mere weeks before it was to move into the building, the Old National Bank ultimately bought the building … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of the Marble Bank Building.

Historic Wallace, Idaho: Part III

A couple more historic buildings in Wallace. On the left, the Arment Building, built in 1911, just a year after the town barely escaped complete annihilation in the Big Burn of 1910. On the right, a more unusual landmark, the old Oasis Bordello, which opened in 1895 and operated for 93 years before being shut … Continue reading Historic Wallace, Idaho: Part III