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Bank was wow !

Well worth the trip into the bank. The decor was fabulous. Any one interested in architecture or... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
msgleason2
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Nicollet, Minnesota
Louis Sullivan Architecture

Louis Sullivan was a mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright and this beautiful building will offer a feast... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
975maryr
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Tucson AZ, United States
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Built in the early 1900s this financial institution features stained glass, murals and ornate chandeliers.
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Broadway and Cedar, Owatonna, MN
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Well worth the trip into the bank. The decor was fabulous. Any one interested in architecture or design should see. Take time to go up to the balcony .

Thank msgleason2
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We walked into the building out of curiosity and a staff greeted us. We said we were interested in the history of the building. She was very welcoming and informative.

Thank ancientmoods
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Louis Sullivan was a mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright and this beautiful building will offer a feast for your eyes. Not only the outside but the massive paintings of the area landscape on the inside walls plus the intricate designs around the tellers' area and...More

Thank 975maryr
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Wells Fargo has just completed a complete restoration of the interior of this one-of-a-kind bank. The bank staff is eager to share the story of this historic building.

Thank Kirk G
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The bank is under extensive renovation. Now is not the time to visit. I would suggest calling the bank next year to see how the work is progressing. The entire interior is not visible. The outside is spectacular and well worth the visit, but the...More

Thank JohnRegoPark
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I have ever seen. Lucky for me it is a Wells Fargo, which is the bank I currently use. The outside is impressive! But, you really must step inside for the true "jewel" of this location. My first visit here was jaw dropping as I...More

1  Thank charylec
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Don't leave town without seeing this beautiful National Landmark! Designed by Louis Sullivan. Will take your breath away!

Thank Bridget H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Wonderful Louis Sullivan designed "Jewel Box" bank. Bank management is more than happy to provide tour. Don't miss the Federated Insurance Building across the street. Another great prairie school building. Unfortunately no tours are available of the Federated Insurance Building.

1  Thank GPFromPA
Reviewed 4 July 2017

On our way from Rochester to Minneapolis, we stopped in Owatonna to walk around the town and stretch our legs. As we were walking down one of the main streets, I turned to two women who were walking just behind us and asked if there...More

Thank bstorm
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The design of this gorgeous, amazing bank is called a jewel box. While the outside is fabulous, the inside is the real treasure! Amazing and unbelievable. Highly recommend a stop at this historic building. The employees are used to and welcome gawkers.

Thank Teresa S
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