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National Bank of West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 40° 04.028 W 080° 43.431
17T E 523548 N 4435244
Quick Description: Former bank and office building in the Wheeling Historic District in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2013 5:09:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMJC2N
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation
Views: 1

Long Description:
The W.M. Marsh - Wheeling Drug Company Building was originally built in 1915 as the National Bank of West Virginia. The 10-story building measuring just under 145-tall is constructed of reinforced concrete with a painted terra cotta facade. The building was designed by Wheeling-based architect Charles W. Bates in a Eclectic style.

The building has had many names and uses since its construction. Besides being the National Bank of West Virginia and the W.M. Marsh - Wheeling Drug Company Building, it has also been known as the Medical Tower, the KLOS Tower and now is known as the Absure Tower.

The building currently has a radio station on first floor and offices above. The building is in fair condition but has many vacancies and is in need of maintenance.
1201 Main Street Wheeling, West Virginia

Year: 1915

Current Use of Building:

Website: Not listed

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