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ESB Bank (Peoples Home Savings Bank)

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Peoples Home Savings Bank
1954, Louis G. Martsolf for Arthur L. Martsolf and Associates. 800 3rd Ave.

New Brighton's native son and third-generation building designer drew the plans for this bank with its sweeping stone arched window that terminates abruptly in a square, stone tower. Moderne metal overhangs accent the entrances on the facade and the southeast elevation. The tower is placed slightly off center and pierced by a narrow vertical window with geometrically patterned stained glass.

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Author: 
Lu Donnelly et al.
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Lu Donnelly et al., "ESB Bank (Peoples Home Savings Bank)", [New Brighton, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-01-BE19.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 1

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Lu Donnelly, H. David Brumble IV, and Franklin Toker. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010, 146-146.

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