Patch Asks: Where in the Oranges Is It?

A stylish building on a busy street...but where?

Patch's alert readers have (almost) never been stumped. This building, a neo-classical gem, is located on a busy street. Tell us where it is, what it is and, for extra credit, what this building was built to be.

Good luck!

S. Carter December 10, 2012 at 09:51 PM
Scotland Road in Orange, NJ 07050
Ken December 10, 2012 at 10:00 PM
On Scotland Road in Orange, across from the Highland Avenue station.
Janice Teetsell December 10, 2012 at 10:09 PM
It is the TD bank on Scotland Road, across from the Highland Avenue Rail Station in Orange, NJ Janice Teetsell
Maria Lanno December 10, 2012 at 11:51 PM
Scotland road in orange
wohopeful December 11, 2012 at 01:47 AM
394 Scotland Road, Orange...currently houses a TD Bank branch, originally was the Orange Valley Bank.
badbul December 11, 2012 at 04:12 AM
I'll take the extra credit. It was built to be a bank. ORANGE VALLEY BANK built 1917
badbul December 11, 2012 at 04:16 AM
I'll add it closed in 1970.
Raymond Helfrich December 11, 2012 at 02:31 PM
This is a fun idea—just like the one I had in 2002 for my long-running "Where in Montclair?" photo-guessing-game column in The Montclair Times!
Marcia Worth (Editor) December 11, 2012 at 02:37 PM
Yes, I enjoyed the same sort of column in the Paterson newspaper when I was growing up, and I've seen similar going back a century. I think it's remarkable to see how much we collectively know about our surroundings.
Tom G. December 11, 2012 at 04:51 PM
Doesn't it say 1923 at the top of the building?
badbul December 11, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Maybe they started building in 1917 and finished in 1923.
Tom December 12, 2012 at 04:58 AM
Marcia Worth (Editor) December 14, 2012 at 12:15 AM
Thank you very much! I'm wowed by how observant you all are -- and how knowledgeable. I have a longer article in process about the bank's history. (Hint: it was build just 6 years before the 1929 crash.)
Debra Davidson December 14, 2012 at 02:21 AM
This beautiful building which I see every morning going to work is a bank on Scotland Road facing Freeman Street in Orange, NJ.


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