American National Bank Building
Erected in 1926, the American National Bank Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998 for its Classical Revival architecture and centrality to downtown Sarasota's development during the 1920s. At ten-stories tall, the bank building was one of the tallest structures in the city in the 1920s. Despite the bank's failure which occurred as a result of the collapse of the early 20th-century Florida land boom, the building remains an important Sarasota landmark. Today, the building houses condominiums and retail space on the ground level.
Backstory and Context
Hartig, Mikki. "American National Bank Building." National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. September 9, 1998.
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