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Commercial Building (Tazewell National Bank)

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Tazewell National Bank
Late 19th century; c. 1910 remodeled. 300 E. Main St.

This building has a richly modeled cast-iron second story with five bays separated by engaged columns on high pedestals and crowned with a massive bracketed cornice below a parapet. The first story has been heavily remodeled and is now faced with buff-colored brick and round-arched openings with two doors and two windows. The neighboring building (c. 1878) at number 308 formerly accommodated the Clinch Valley News. It typifies late-nineteenth-century commercial buildings with a bracketed pressed-metal cornice and second-story windows surmounted by hood moldings.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Commercial Building (Tazewell National Bank)", [Tazewell, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 486-487.

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