The nine-story Truist (SunTrust) and the eight-story Anthem were designed to complement each other. Constructed of precast concrete with horizontal bands of windows, they are bland, angular, and anonymous looking, as was typical of their time. But their irregular-shaped and terraced plazas lend them an air of distinction. That a major bank could closely resemble an office building and lack ostentation shows how far the aims of bank design have traveled since the first half of the twentieth century.
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