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Arkansas Postcard Past

by Ray Hanley | May 4, 2021 at 4:00 a.m.
West Memphis, circa 1955: The New Plaza Office of the Bank of West Memphis showcased a prime example of midcentury modern architecture, and in the card of the architect’s rendering it promoted its two drive-thru windows.

West Memphis, circa 1965: The New Plaza Office of the Bank of West Memphis showcased a prime example of midcentury modern architecture, and in the card of the architect's rendering it promoted its two drive-­thru windows. "Come in and see why we're called the 'Friendliest Bank in Town.'" The building survived until 2020, when it was razed.

Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR 72203

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