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American Bank of Suffolk (former)

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1916, John Kevan Peebles. 101 North Main St.

Suffolk's third impressive skyscraper is again by Peebles. In his use of the overhanging cornice, the overall massing, and very New Yorkish design, Peebles shows his admiration for the works of McKim, Mead and White. The high limestone base is ornamented with gold coin medallions.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "American Bank of Suffolk (former)", [Suffolk, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 466-466.

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