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Wyoming National Bank Building

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1914, McCormick and French. W. Market and Franklin sts.

Isaac G. Perry designed the bank's previous home on this site in 1872 with an eccentric cast-iron facade contributed by Willis G. Hale, but by 1914 it was considered unfashionable. McCormick and French designed its suave marble-clad successor for the oldest and most patrician of Wilkes-Barre's banking houses. It is only three stories high; clearly real wealth could eschew additional floors of rental office space.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Wyoming National Bank Building", [Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 463-463.

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