First National Bank Building (Beaumont, Texas)

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First National Bank / Tonahill
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First National building in 2011
First National Bank / Tonahill is located in Texas
First National Bank / Tonahill
First National Bank / Tonahill
First National Bank / Tonahill is located in the United States
First National Bank / Tonahill
First National Bank / Tonahill
Location495 Orleans St.,
Beaumont, Texas
Coordinates30°04′58″N 94°05′57″W / 30.0829°N 94.0991°W / 30.0829; -94.0991Coordinates: 30°04′58″N 94°05′57″W / 30.0829°N 94.0991°W / 30.0829; -94.0991
Arealess than one acre
Built1936 (1936)-1937 (1937)
ArchitectF.W. Steinman & Son, Fred C. Stone
Architectural styleArt Deco
Part ofBeaumont Commercial District (ID78002959[1])
RTHL No.10521
Significant dates
Designated CPApril 14, 1978
Designated RTHL1989

The First National Bank Building in downtown Beaumont, Texas was built in 1937 and is an excellent example of Art Deco architecture.[2] The building is four stories tall and decorated with reliefs of workers and business people designed by Beaumont-based sculptor Matchett Herring Coe.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ Houston Deco | 1930s | First National Bank of Beaumont
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-02-20. Retrieved 2010-07-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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