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Bank of America Building

Identification

Bank of America Building
Industrial National Bank Building, Industrial Trust Building, Fleet Bank Building
125380

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
rigid frame
steel
applied masonry
white
Art Deco

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • This building consists of a central tower with six wings surmounted by a lantern.
  • It imitates the then-current style of New York skyscrapers with its stepped massing.
  • The main banking hall combines stylized classical elements with art deco motifs.
  • This is the tallest building in the state of Rhode Island.
  • Known to locals as the "Superman Building" for its resemblance to the building used in the 1950's Superman TV series as The Daily Planet.

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More Information

Location

111 Westminster Street
02903
U.S.A.

Technical Data

130.46 m
130.46 m
26
1927

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

general contractor