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Bank of Tracy
Bank of Tracy
|Location||801 Central Ave., Tracy, California|
|Area||0.2 acres (0.081 ha)|
|Built by||Lester Edner|
|Architect||William H. Weeks|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||80000851|
|Added to NRHP||June 3, 1980|
Bank of Tracy in Tracy, California is a historic commercial building completed in 1920. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Bank of Tracy opened in 1909, the first bank established in the town. The bank moved into its new building in 1920. The site chosen for the new Bank of Tracy building was previously a livery stable owned by George Cox.
The Bank of Tracy building was designed by noted architect William H. Weeks. The two-story bank building and adjoining one-story commercial unit measure 65 by 125 feet (20 m × 38 m). The commercial wing is divided into 4 stores.
Bank of Tracy was purchased by The American Bank of Oakland in February, 1923. The American Bank later became the American Trust Company, and in 1947 moved to a different building. The bank portion of the building was vacant for years, although some offices on the second floor and adjacent commercial units were occupied.
The building was renovated in 1978, and renamed Central Plaza. During the renovation, the original light fixtures, back stair, bathroom fixtures, and second floor wood trim and hardware were salvageable.
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