Bank of Cape Fear

Contributors:
John S. Norris, architect
Dates:

Ca. 1840

Location:
Wilmington, New Hanover County
Street Address:

N. Front St., Wilmington, NC

Status:

No longer standing

Type:

Commercial

Images Puslished In:

Catherine W. Bishir, North Carolina Architecture (1990).

Note:

John S. Norris remodeled or rebuilt the bank after a fire, and it is believed that he made the bank into Wilmington’s first example of the bracketed Italianate style, featuring perhaps the city’s first use of a canopy roofed cast-iron entrance porch, a form he used again in Savannah.