Bank of Morgantown Building & Brown Building


265 & 295 High Street

The Bank of Morgantown opened in 1909 and constructed this seven-story fireproof building between 1920 and 1921. In 1922, when the bank expanded, it also purchased the Romanesque Revival style Brown Building next door, which was designed by Elmer Jacobs to be the first four-story building in town. The Brown Building is named after John James Brown, a signatory of the West Virginia Constitution, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its significance in architecture and engineering.

Stop 47: Complete Downtown Tour
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