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.