Bank of Italy Building (San Jose, California)
|Bank of Italy Building|
Top of the Bank of America building in Downtown San Jose
|Former names||Bank of America Building|
|Architectural style||Renaissance Revival|
|Location||12 South First Street
San Jose, California
|Antenna spire||77.72 m (255.0 ft)|
|Roof||69.2 m (227 ft)|
|Top floor||53.65 m (176.0 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Henry A. Minton|
The Bank of Italy Building is a 14-story, 77.72 m (255.0 ft) Renaissance Revival high-rise built in 1925 in downtown San Jose, California. This building became the first branch of the Bank of Italy which later became the Bank of America.
The building is a designated San Jose Historical Landmark, and in a National Register of Historic Places—Historic District. It is currently used for office space for various law firms and tax services among others, in addition to a pawn shop and a night club, and formerly an AIDS advocacy group.
The Old Bank of America Building is located at 12 South 1st Street in San Jose, California 95113.
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- Julia Prodis Sulek (23 May 2010). "Taste of Silicon Valley attracts restaurants, foodies in name of fight against AIDS". The San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
|Main entrance as seen from Santa Clara & First|