A Harry Weese-designed bank in Columbus, Indiana, begins second life as coffee shop

A gray-glazed brick 1961 building designed by Chicago-based modernist architect Harry Weese scenically overlooking Haw Creek in Columbus, Indiana, was never all that fitting of a match for its original use as a bank branch; now the structure has been repurposed into a locally-owned independent coffee shop. The completion of the banking-to-beans adaptive reuse project, which was first announced in early April, marks the opening of the second store for the Columbus-based Lucabe Coffee Co., which will continue to run in-house baking and food prep operations at its original location in downtown Columbus.

The transformation of Weese’s iconic Irwin Union and Trust bank building at Eastbrook Plaza into a

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