Kawamura Shop (former Kashima Bank I...

NameKawamura Shop (former Kashima Bank Ikeda Branch)
Address3172 Sakaehonnmachi Ikeda City Osaka
Architecture age1918(Taisho 7)
Building type Commercial buildings
ConstructionWooden two-story structure
Outline explanationThis building was built in 1918 (Taisho7) as the Kashima Bank Ikeda Branch, facing to the Nose Highway, just center of the town of Ikeda It is the metaled roof, wooden two-story building with mortar plaster wall , but the façade is designed looks like long columns made of stone works and red bricks. Symbolic decorations are upper part of the windows and the columns. A characteristic of mansard-style gable is on the west part of the roof. The mansard roof and the main building roof are put orthogonally, and the columns and cornice are pushed out a little under the mansard, and that is the west part of the facade of the building, Tatsuno & Kataoka Architectural Office designed this building. Bank office room had an atrium, but now the second floor is built for convenience. The treasury of the bank, the customer service counter and the floor tiles have been remained inside of the shop.
Cultural property type Registered Tangible Cultural Properties
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