Location Information
(for the former Bank of Greenwood)
Name:(former) Bank of Greenwood
Address:115 Howard Street
City/County:Greenwood, Leflore County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:c.1890
Architectural Styles(s):Romanesque
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR District Name:Downtown Greenwood
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:111
Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Cotton Row Historic District
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Context/Comments
Previously listed as element #19, 'contributing', in the Cotton Row Historic District.
Brief Description
This two-story brick and stone building is an example of Victorian Romanesque architecture. The west facade has three bays on both stories. The main level has a large-fixed plate glass window with a transom and two doors with transoms. There are voissoirs over the main doorway. The building has a corner tower with a pyramidal roof. The north facade has nine-over-seven bays. The first story of the north facade an arched side entrance, as well as arched one-over-one sash windows and one-over-one double sash windows with transoms. The second story of the north facade has arched four-over-four sash windows. The attic story on the north facade has two small circular windows. The exterior walls are brick with rough-faced, square stonework panels, window arches, lintels, and horizontal string courses. The main building has a shed roof with a balustrade. The first floor pilasters feature insets with lights. It has a diagonal entrance facade facing the corner. There is a stone water course. The building is contributing to the Cotton Row Historic District.