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View, West Main Street Commercial District with Bank of Washington, Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina

Bank of Washington (Washington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, West Main Street Commercial District with Bank of Washington, Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Commercial buildings
Bank buildings
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
5 x 7 inches
Item identifier:
SHPO-N-98-9-214
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Names:
West Main Street Commercial District more info on West Main Street Commercial District (Washington, N.C.) 
Location:
Washington (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
Collection:
State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) held by North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. For general information see their website (http://www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Bank of Washington, West End Branch (Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina)

Architectural note:
The building survived two fires, one in 1864 and a second in 1900. The structure, considered the state's finest small Greek Revival commercial building, features a four-columned Ionic portico.
Historical note:
Lies within Washington's West Main Street Commercial District. The building is listed on the National Register as the West End Branch of the Bank of Washington.
Location:
Washington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Bank buildings
Commercial buildings
Greek revival (Architecture)
Porticoes
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Columns, Ionic
Historic buildings -- Fires and fire prevention
Fire damage
Latitude, Longitude:
35.543308, -77.058046