Architecture Around the World

Syracuse Savings Bank/Bank of America

192 North Salina, Syracuse, NY 13204

Exterior photos

Interior photos

See also:  Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record

Built:
1876
Architect:
Joseph Lyman Silsbee
Style:
Gothic Revival
Status:
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places - Nomination

In 1876  Syracuse Savings Bank completed the tallest structure in the history of Syracuse. With a tower rising 170 feet, it was the first office building in the city to be built with a passenger elevator.  For years visitors rode to the top of the tower to enjoy the view over the city.

Built adjacent to the Erie Canal.

Bought in 2007 by the Bank of America.


Photos and their arrangement 2011 Chuck LaChiusa
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