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Brooks Building

Identification

Brooks Building
Commonwealth Building, Peoples National Bank Building
224127

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
brick
sandstone
applied masonry
dark red
romanesque revival

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The Brooks Building took its name from the J. H. Brooks brokerage firm, which had offices here for many years.
  • Built as the Commonwealth Building, it housed the Peoples National Bank from 1906 to 1917.
  • The building's design reflects influences of the Chicago School as well as Richardson Romanesque.
  • The upper floors are an addition dating to 1910.

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Location

436 Spruce Street
18503
Scranton
Pennsylvania
U.S.A.

Technical Data

100.86 ft
107.00 ft
8
1891
2

Involved Companies

Lansing C. Holden
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