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Reese Building (First National Bank)

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First National Bank
1949, Sam H. Dixon Jr. 834 3rd St.

Minimal architectural features imbue this two-story, corner bank and office building with inherent distinction. Dixon, a Houston architect, remodeled an existing building with horizontal belt courses that frame the sills and heads of second-floor windows and large-scaled flutes at the top of the wall, which provide a modernistic frieze.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Reese Building (First National Bank)", [Rosenberg, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-AS24.

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