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Commercial Building (Bank)

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c. 1976, Light and Guthrie. 320 W. Main St.

A red brick and bronze-glass curtain wall structure, this building is an imposing alternative to traditional temple-front banks. Set between the building's heavy, overhanging concrete cap and sturdy brick foundation podium, the walls have broad brick piers framing the glass walls.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Commercial Building (Bank)", [Wytheville, 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, 453-453.

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