While flipping through the newest(??) edition of Arkitip, I came across an article which I found incredibly pertinent. It's all about architecture and the American bank's loss of grandeur. It's titled; ModerNov and it's about the Loz Feliz Bank of America. (click images for larger, readable jpeg's)
I'm very aware the photos on this page are rotated incorrectly, thank blogger for that, the larger files are upright.