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First National Bank of Adams
Purcell and Elmslie
Adams, Minnesota   1920

The archival views show elements no longer in place on the building, particularly the terracotta mounted on the cornice. This building is on the National Register of Historic Places (Minnesota--Mower County; (added March 20, 1986, Building #86000442).


Front perspective view, circa 1920

Detail, terra-cotta

Perspective view, circa 1990s

Illustration of this buildings appear in the catalog for the "Purcell & Elmslie, Architects" exhibition at the Walker Art Center in 1953

  27 images are also available from the University of Minnesota digital database. 


research courtesy mark hammons