First National Bank Building (Fort Dodge, Iowa)

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First National Bank Building
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First National Bank Building (Fort Dodge, Iowa) is located in Iowa
First National Bank Building (Fort Dodge, Iowa)
First National Bank Building (Fort Dodge, Iowa) is located in the US
First National Bank Building (Fort Dodge, Iowa)
Location 629 Central Ave.
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Coordinates 42°30′17″N 94°11′19″W / 42.50472°N 94.18861°W / 42.50472; -94.18861Coordinates: 42°30′17″N 94°11′19″W / 42.50472°N 94.18861°W / 42.50472; -94.18861
Built 1908
Architect Liebbe, Nourse & Rasmussen
Architectural style Early Commercial
Part of Fort Dodge Downtown Historic District (#10000918)
NRHP Reference # 03000061 [1]
Added to NRHP February 27, 2003

The First National Bank Building, now known as the Central Place Apartments, is an historic building located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. The First National Bank was established in 1866 and grew to become the city’s principal financial institution.[2] Its officers and directors throughout its existence were among the city’s most prominent businessmen. The present building was designed by the Des Moines architectural firm of Liebbe, Nourse & Rasmussen in the Early Commercial style. The six-story structure rises to a height of 90 feet (27 m)[3] The building has subsequently been renovated into apartments. It was individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003,[1] and as a contributing property in the Fort Dodge Downtown Historic District in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Oltrogge, Sarah. "Properties Listed on National Register of Historic Places Earn Recognition". State Historical Society of Iowa. Archived from the original on 2013-12-19. Retrieved 2012-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Central Place Apartments". emporis.com. Retrieved 2012-05-29.