When I first saw the picture of the
People’s Bank in Lexington,KY..my
imagination went wild. Imagining
myself walking into the bank as a
customer channeling Brenda Holloway.
The distinguish zig zag roof and a
wall of turquoise tiles been
standing beautifully since 1961. The
mid-century bank designed by
Lexington native architect Charles
Bayless, is subject to be demolish or
The building is on edge because of a
12-screen movie theater
complex,being built on the same
The building has actually been empty for several decades – Lucy Jones,Lexington native
The nostalgic citizens of Lexington are
collaborating to help save the bank by
fundraising. Different groups and
organizations has also help raising
money to save the building. It’s pretty
hefty price to raise $850,000 to move it
but donating can help. They have raise
$780,000 so far, helpful sources from
donationsites,social media & Peoples
“Despite the fact that it sat empty for so long,it was not forgotten by the community.” –Lucy Jones
–Lucy Jones / Photography by Mick Jefferies
Oh how I wish to see such a savvy
bank in person.
Hopefully before or after the decision
Such a BEAUTY!
Donate & help save People’s Bank.
Click on the links to donate!
–National Register of Historic Places