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General Bank (Hayden Building)
H. H. Richardson's love of quarry-faced granite and Romanesque decoration found an early expression in this small commercial block, using Longmeadow brownstone with sandstone lintels and arches. Anticipating the fenestration pattern of his later Chicago masterpiece, the Marshall Field Wholesale Store (1885–1887), a broad segmental arch on the second floor supports a cluster of three two-story round arches topped by four rectangular windows framed by piers supporting flat stone lintels, with the last element an
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