Bank of Gowanda

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Bank of Gowanda
Bank of Gowanda Aug 10.JPG
Bank of Gowanda, August 2010
Bank of Gowanda is located in New York
Bank of Gowanda
Bank of Gowanda is located in the US
Bank of Gowanda
Location 8 W. Main St., Gowanda, New York
Coordinates 42°27′45″N 78°56′10″W / 42.46250°N 78.93611°W / 42.46250; -78.93611Coordinates: 42°27′45″N 78°56′10″W / 42.46250°N 78.93611°W / 42.46250; -78.93611
Area less than one acre
Built 1914 (1914)
Architect Moeller, Edvard H.
Architectural style Classical Revival, Moderne
NRHP Reference # 01000553[1]
Added to NRHP May 25, 2001

Bank of Gowanda is a historic bank building located at Gowanda in Cattaraugus County, New York. It was built in 1914, to the designs of Edvard Moeller. It is a two story, five-sided Neoclassical style building constructed of load bearing concrete masonry and clad in red brick. The interior features a mural by noted artist Louis Grell. Since 1966, the structure has served as town hall for the town of Persia, New York.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ William E. Krattinger (December 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Bank of Gowanda". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14.  See also: "Accompanying six photos". 

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