156 N. Park Central Square - Springfield Public Square Historic District - Springfield, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 12.562 W 093° 17.520
15S E 474090 N 4118138
Quick Description: Historic former bank building in the Springfield Public Square Historic District in Springfield, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2011 4:02:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMD1BP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 1

Long Description:

"156 N. Park Central Square, 1914. Queen City Bank, (1920). This is a small two-story two part commercial block with Classical Revival styling. It is faced with smooth blocks of pale limestone and ornamented with classical elements of the same type of stone. A clean-lined bracketed cornice runs along the upper façade the ground floor storefront is frames with pilasters and a classical entablature. Each of the wide pilasters that flank the storefront opening is topped with a single triglyph. The second floor has a large intact window opening that is filled with a stucco panel, and the ground floor has an open storefront that is early, but not original. This long narrow building has a one story rear ell that runs back to Olive Street on the north." - Historic District nomination

The building served as a bank for many years.  Now the building is a jewelry store.

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Springfield Public Square Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

Address:
156 N. Park Central Square Springfield, Missouri


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

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NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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