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Title
Bank of Italy
Creator
Gordon, John C. (photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1920
Contributing Institution
San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
John C. Gordon Photographic Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Bank of Italy building located at 12 South First Street at East Santa Clara Street in downtown San Jose, California.
The Bank of Italy Building (also known as the Bank of America Building), is 15-stories and was built in 1926. Built by architect H. A. Minton to be one of the Bay Area's first "earthquake-proof" constructions and the tallest building in San Jose for 61 years. Bank of Italy, later to become the Bank of America, was founded by San Jose native A.P. Giannini.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
10 x 8 in.
Extent
10 x 8 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/gordon/id/1582
Subject
Banks
Buildings
Bank of America
Place
San Jose
California
Source
John C. Gordon Photograph Collection
Relation
Series I, Box 1, Folder: Banks-Bank of Italy

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