Georgia Mid-Century Modern Banks (page 1)

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BB&T Bank
Adel, GA
I believe this BB&T Bank was built in 1963. It probably had another name originally. The building was vacant in 2022. [map]

Regions Bank
Albany, GA
This Regions Bank appears to be from the 1970s. I don't know what the original occupant was but the building has housed a Regions Bank since at least the late 1990s. [map]

Alma Exchange Bank & Trust
Alma, GA


This Alma Exchange Bank & Trust drive-thru branch was built in 1966. I have heard but can't confirm that the design was inspired by the bank founder's visit to the 1964 New York World's Fair. This location features giant parabolic curves and a tall freestanding sign tower. Around 2018, the building and sign were renovated for a Pineland Bank branch. For more, see this website. [map]

An identical bank was built in Sylvester, GA after the one in Alma. That building was demolished.

former Alma Exchange Bank & Trust
Albany, GA

This former Alma Exchange Bank & Trust sign was repurposed for the New Life of Albany Church. I don't know if there was similar bank there at one time or if the sign from Sylvester was moved there. [map]

former Trust Company Bank
Atlanta, GA



This former Trust Company Bank was designed by Henri Jova and built in 1965. It sat vacant for many years before opening as Piebar, a hip pizza restaurant, in 2005. After that, the building housed the Eros World Tapas Bar and the Ixtlan Ultra Lounge after that. Since 2014, the building has housed the Cirque Daiquiri Bar and Grill. In 2016, there was talk of demolishing the building for a self-storage facility. However, the building remains and Cirque is still operating. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3 [scan thanks Robby Delius]. [map]