The Peoples Bank Building and Block

The Peoples Bank Building and Block (HMZZJ)

Location: Sanford, FL 32771 Seminole County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 48.697', W 81° 16.003'

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Erected - 1905-1910

— 201-203 East First Street —

The Peoples Bank building, on the Southeast corner of First Street and Magnolia Avenue, was completed in 1906 and was the most modern building in this block. The Peoples Bank opened its doors on August 30, 1906. It was built by the contractor W.G. Hammond of pressed white sand brick and stucco in an ell shape covered by a flat roof with parapet. There are brick pilasters on the West side. The building has been altered several times, one of which removed the extension on the west side..

The Peoples Bank Block, adjacent to and east of the Bank, was finished in 1910 and completed Sanford's commercial district on the south side of First Street between the Peoples Bank and the Hotchkiss Block. This area had been vacant since the block was razed by the September 1887 fire. The second floor served as offices for the Peoples Bank and the ground floor was used by the Howard-Packard Land Co. Construction is of white pressed sand brick in the Beaux-Arts Classicism style. A flat roof with parapet covers the rectangular floor plan. External decorations include a metal cornice, brackets and modillion and a brick stringcourse. A street level marquee covers the sidewalk.

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places - 1976
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HM NumberHMZZJ
Series This marker is part of the Florida: Sanford Historic Preservation Board series
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Year Placed1989
Placed ByThe Sanford Historic Preservation Board
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 473974 N 3187143
Decimal Degrees28.81161667, -81.26671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 48.697', W 81° 16.003'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 48' 41.82" N, 81° 16' 0.18" W
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Area Code(s)407
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 E 1st St, Sanford FL 32771, US
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