Ness County Bank

The Ness County Bank, located at Main St. and Pennsylvania Ave. in Ness City, Kansas, was built during 1888–1890. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

Ness County Bank
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Ness County Bank is located in Kansas
Ness County Bank
Ness County Bank is located in the United States
Ness County Bank
LocationMain St. and Pennsylvania Ave., Ness City, Kansas
Coordinates38°27′15″N 99°54′19″W / 38.45417°N 99.90528°W / 38.45417; -99.90528Coordinates: 38°27′15″N 99°54′19″W / 38.45417°N 99.90528°W / 38.45417; -99.90528
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
ArchitectHolland & Hopkins
Architectural styleRomanesque
NRHP reference No.72000519[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 23, 1972

It is a three-story stone building. It has been locally known as the "Skyscraper of the Plains" and has been asserted to be the most elegant building of West Central Kansas. Its architecture has aspects of Romanesque Revival style.[2]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Richard D. Pankratz; Charles Hall (October 25, 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Ness County Bank". National Park Service. Retrieved November 28, 2017. With photo from 1970.