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Bank of Italy
(Ontario, CA)


The Bank of Italy is located on the corner of Euclid Avenue and B Street in Ontario, California. Open in 1923, the building was designed and built by Campbell Construction. It was originally utilized by the Security State Bank, but just two months after opening, the building was taken over by the Bank of Italy as a result of Security State Bank’s questionable practices.


The Bank of Italy is located on the corner of Euclid Avenue and B Street in Ontario, California. Open in 1923, the building was designed and built by Campbell Construction. It was originally utilized by the Security State Bank, but just two months after opening, the building was taken over by the Bank of Italy as a result of Security State Bank’s questionable practices.

In 1930, Giannini established the Bank of America, which absorbed the Bank of Italy. When the Great Depression hit America, the bank was once again was able to withstand the hardships. During the 1930s and 40s, the bank funded much of the agricultural and industrial industries across the country, as well as the movie industry in Southern California. Today, the Bank of America is the largest bank in the country.

Services


  • Masonry Restoration

Design Team


Owner:
Original Architect: Campbell Construction
Historic Architect: Thirtieth Street Architects
Structural Engineer:
Restoration Contractor: Spectra Company

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