Tag: Neoclassical

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.

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Historic Wallace, Idaho: Part II

The Shoshone County Courthouse, or rather the Shoshone Covnty Covrthovse, built in 1905. I guess the Roman-style lettering is supposed to make the building look prestigious, but I think it looks like "Cavort House". A nice-looking building regardless.