Oxford Savings Bank
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
N 42° 49.491 W 083° 15.912
17T E 314839 N 4743853
Quick Description: Located on the northwest corner of Burdick and Washington Roads in Oxford. There is a parking lot west of the bank building.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2006 8:18:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM10MA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 18

Long Description:
From the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office website:

Narrative Description:
The Oxford Savings Bank Building is a two-story, rectangular, flat-roof, Art Deco structure with street facades sheathed in white Indiana limestone. In the front and side walls of the banking room area, broad, flat stonework bands flank a broad, rectangular area containing the windows and, in front, the main entrance. The building's Washington/Burdick street corner is angled to face the intersection and displays a basin supported on a multi-sided pedestal at ground level, and, below the cornice is decorated with a stylized eagle with outstretched wings above a shield. The bank donated the building to the village of Oxford in 1971 and it now houses the village historical society.

Statement of Significance:
The Oxford Savings Bank Building has architectural significance as an outstanding example of Art Deco commercial building design and historical significance as the home of an important local bank from 1923 until 1966.
Parking nearby?: yes

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website: [Web Link]

Registered Site #: Local Site #1869

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

Description: Not listed

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