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Bank of Georgetown Branch Coming to U Street

by Prince Of Petworth November 3, 2010 at 10:02 pm 6 Comments

Well, it’s not the most exciting development but I also like to note when storefronts get a new tenant. The former sales offices in the Ellington Building that has been papered over for a while (on U St, NW between 13th and 14th) is going to become a Bank of Georgetown branch. The space is located between a Bank of America and U Scream Ice Cream and Crepes.

  • Eli

    This is significant, since it’s the first real bank (aside from that credit union in the Reeves Center) to open on U St. That Bank of America only does loans and doesn’t even have an ATM. Hurray for not having to use shady ATMs when I’m in that area!

    • saf

      Um, Industrial Bank is there. They’re real.

  • Christopher Columbus

    Shady ATMs? There is a BB&T branch right across the street from this with an indoor ATM and a Suntrust down the street. The 7/11 on U Street has a Citibank ATM in the back.

    • Eli

      You’re right. I’d never seen that BB&T before, despite walking by it countless times. I stand corrected!

  • m

    Would be great if it was a BOA ATM/bank there instead of Bank of georgetown, IMO.

  • ngd

    Ellie: Industrial Bank, a REAL bank since 1934, much older than Bank of Georgetown which was founded in 2005

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