Syracuse Savings Bank Building

Coordinates: 43°3′3.96″N 76°9′6.05″W / 43.0511000°N 76.1516806°W / 43.0511000; -76.1516806
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Syracuse Savings Bank
Syracuse Savings Bank Building is located in New York
Syracuse Savings Bank Building
Syracuse Savings Bank Building is located in the United States
Syracuse Savings Bank Building
Interactive map showing the location of Syracuse Savings Bank
Location102 N. Salina Street, Syracuse, New York
Coordinates43°3′3.96″N 76°9′6.05″W / 43.0511000°N 76.1516806°W / 43.0511000; -76.1516806
ArchitectJoseph Lyman Silsbee; John Moore
Architectural styleGothic
NRHP reference No.71000551[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 18, 1971

Syracuse Savings Bank Building, also known as Bank of America building, is a historic building in Syracuse, New York designed by Joseph Lyman Silsbee.

It was built in 1875 adjacent to the Erie Canal, and, at 170 feet tall, was the tallest building in Syracuse.[2] It opened in 1876 as Syracuse Savings Bank. Its passenger elevator, the first in Syracuse, was a curiosity that drew visitors.[3]


The building's current principal tenant, in the first four floors, is Bank of America. It was bought in 2007 by a limited liability corporation having four local principals for $1.75 million.[3]

It is located at 102 N. Salina Street, across Erie Boulevard from the Gridley Building.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. January 23, 2007.
  2. ^ Waite, Diana S. (August 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Syracuse Savings Bank". Retrieved 2009-05-04.
  3. ^ a b Knauss, Tim (2007-12-06). "Bank Building Transfer: Historic structure sold for $1.75M; new office space planned". The Post Standard.

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