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Property Name Fourth National Bank Building
Reference Number 13000219
State Kansas
County Sedgwick
Town Wichita
Street Address 100-110 N. Market Street, Wichita, KS
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 05/01/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture, Commerce
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000219.pdf
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The Fourth National Bank Building, located in downtown Wichita, Kansas, was constructed in 1916 and altered in a sweeping campaign that occurred between 1951-1958. The building is significant at the local level and fulfills National Register Criterion A in the area of commerce as the corporate headquarters of an important local bank and Criterion C in the area of architecture as an important example of the Modern Movement style of architecture in the City of Wichita and the work of a notable local architectural firm, Thomas, Harris, Calvin Associates. The period of sig.nificance spans from 1951 when the expansive mid-century renovations began and continues until 1963 adhering to the National Register's 50- year guideline.

 

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