Westport Bank and Trust Company

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Westport Bank and Trust Company
Westport Bank and Trust Company, Westport, CT, USA 2012 C.JPG
Westport Bank and Trust Company, Westport, CT
Westport Bank and Trust Company is located in Connecticut
Westport Bank and Trust Company
Westport Bank and Trust Company is located in the US
Westport Bank and Trust Company
Location 87 Post Road East, Westport, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°8′30″N 73°21′40″W / 41.14167°N 73.36111°W / 41.14167; -73.36111Coordinates: 41°8′30″N 73°21′40″W / 41.14167°N 73.36111°W / 41.14167; -73.36111
Area less than one acre
Built 1924
Architect Cutler, Charles E.
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 06000593[1]
Added to NRHP November 6, 2006

The Westport Bank and Trust Company is a historic commercial building at 87 Post Road East in Westport, Connecticut. It is a two story Classical Revival brick building, designed by local architect Charles E. Cutler and built in 1924. The bank was founded in 1852 by Horace Staples, a prominent local businessman, and was a longtime fixture in the local economy. The building is notable for its architecture, and for a series of murals in its lobby, commissioned in the 1960s and executed by Robert L. Lambdin, an artist best known for his Depression-era work funded by the Works Progress Administration.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 6, 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Westport Bank and Trust Company" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-01-15.