WATERTOWN SAVINGS BANK (WSB) NEWEST LOCATION IS IN THE NEW RE-IMAGINED 1265 MAIN STREET CAMPUS IN WALTHAM, MA WHERE IT WAS ONCE THE SITE OF THE POLAROID FACTORY.  FOR WSB THIS WILL BE THE 10TH BRANCH FOR ITS COMPANY WHICH BUILT THEIR FIRST BRANCH IN WATERTOWN SQUARE, WATERTOWN, MA BACK IN 1870.  THE ENTRANCE VESTIBULE, COMPRISED OF GLASS CURTAIN WALLS AND SMOOTH FACED SANDSTONE, WILL BE SEEN FROM VARIOUS LOCATIONS OF THE CAMPUS AND WILL GLOW LIKE A BEACON FROM HANGING PENDANTS AT NIGHT. THIS VESTIBULE STANDS OVER 20FT TALL WHICH LEADS TO A SPACIOUS INTERIOR LOBBY AND SURROUNDING OFFICES ALONG THE OUTSIDE. THE IMAGE OF THE BUILDING WAS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO THE OWNER WHICH LED TO THE SELECTIONS OF A COMBINATION OF MASONRY.  THE TOWER IS BUILT OF A SMOOTH-FACED SANDSTONE WHILE THE REST OF THE BUILDING IS A COMBINATION OF SPLIT-FACED SANDSTONE AT THE BASE OF THE BUILDING AND RED BRICK ABOVE A SANDSTONE WATERTABLE.  LARGE PUNCHED OPENINGS LINE THE FACADE ALLOWING NATURAL LIGHT TO FLOOD THE INTERIOR SPACE OF THE BANK.

WATERTOWN SAVINGS BANK: WALTHAM, MA