jewell box

Thrift

 

At the turn of the twentieth century, famed Chicago architect, Louis Sullivan, designed a series of banks in the midwest. Collectively known as jewel box banks because of their beauty, they are all still standing and even better, one is not far from my home. Located in Sidney Ohio, the Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association bank was built in 1919.

Never heard of Louis Sullivan? He was the inventor of the modern day sky scraper and mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright. I know you have heard of him.

 

 

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