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Fourth Avenue Building and Lions

Learn about Dollar Bank's historic Fourth Avenue building! 

Dollar Bank's Fourth Avenue Building: An Architectural History

In its first decade, Dollar Bank experienced tremendous growth. By the end of the Civil War, the Bank was opening an average of 100 savings accounts weekly and handling more than $70,000 in transactions each week. The Bank's rented rooms at No. 65 Fourth Avenue had become inadequate to accommodate the growth in daily operations.  Learn more >>

The Dollar Bank Lions 

The original lions were carved by 28-year-old Max Kohler, a German immigrant, and his assistant, Richard Morgan, a Welsh immigrant, in 1871, when Dollar Bank's Fourth Avenue Building was nearing completion. Learn more >> 

3D Virtual Tour

Can't visit the Dollar Bank Fourth Avenue Building in person? You can still view the majestic architecture and grand interior of the oldest surviving bank building in Pittsburgh's historic financial district.

Take a 3D virtual tour of Dollar Bank's Fourth Avenue Building.  Learn more>>


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