First National City Bank of New York
Address: 51-31 Northern Boulevard
Architect: First National City Bank Bank's Premises Department
Current Status: Extant
Award: Honorable Mention
This branch was designed by the bank’s in-house design team, although it is unclear if the architect was William Shenton, an in-house designer who was credited with the design of First National City’s Maspeth Branch the following year. The building is clad in brick and the front elevation is slightly recessed and clad in ceramic tiles. The exposed side panels of the entrance area have square cut-outs that give at least the primary facade some dynamic qualities.
“Deaths-Shenton, William L. Sr.” The New York Times 9 Feb. 1978. Web.