Home Savings Bank, Albany, NY

Home Savings Bank, James Street side

This building in Albany, the state capital of New York, is the 1927 Home Savings Bank. The bank straddles two central city streets and has two entrances: one at 11 North Pearl and the other at 6-8 James Street. Both façades possess fine Art Deco details, with the bases of them featuring carved stone reliefs of floral spirals. This 22 storey edifice came from the architectural firm of Dennison & Hirons who created stylish, metal Art Deco gates for the 11 North Pearl entrance. These were set in a tall metal frame with cameos in octagons running up it on either side.

Explorer cameo
Art Deco details
French style floral panels
Metal grate with squirrel motif

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