Thursday, April 14, 2016

Lincoln Bank Tower, Indiana 1929

The Lincoln Tower in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States, is an Art Deco highrise building. 

Construction started in late 1929 with the building's opening in 1930


Lincoln Bank Tower entrance detail.

Seven bronze panels at the main entrance depict scenes from the life of President Abraham Lincoln.

At the top of the building is a slender observation tower topped by a flagpole.

1930's Postcard

There are large art deco murals depicting the industries and the seasons, using elemental symbolism from Greek and Egyptian traditions.

A female form to represent fecundity and the sun to represent energy. 

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