Friday, November 20, 2009

Commonwealth Bank Spit Junction

Commonwealth Bank Spit Junction
The Commonwealth Bank at 58 Spit Road in Spit Junction is another Art Deco gem built in 1935 by Messrs Hutcherson Bros of Stanmore Road, Petersham and supervised by the Department of the Interior, Works and Services Branch of NSW. It was completed in August 1935.

During work in 1978 the exterior ‘cantilevered’ awning was extended across and above the main entrance of the branch. The branch closed in April 1998.

Thankfully the awning was subsequently removed much to the benefit of the building.

Facade detail

Branch facade detail

The branch in 1977

The branch in 1977

The branch in 1978

The branch in 1978

The branch in 1992

The branch in 1992

Source - Commonwealth Bank Archives Department





More Art Deco inforamtion can be found on the DecoWorks Pty Ltd website.

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