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Main Plaza Building (Old Frost National Bank Building)

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Old Frost National Bank Building
1922, Sanguinet and Staats. 103 Main Plaza

While no longer serving as a bank, Haynes's design reflects the original occupant in the large bas-relief roundels representing U.S. coinage that are located between the round-arched windows on the second story. Fortunately when the building was converted, the banking hall was preserved and used as a cafeteria, providing an elegant space for what would otherwise be a mundane necessity.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Main Plaza Building (Old Frost National Bank Building)", [San Antonio, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 156-156.

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