save the "sphinx"!
Bank of California
170 Park Avenue, San Jose CA
Designed 1971, Opened 1973
César Pelli for Gruen Associates
Nicknamed the "Sphinx" for its sculptural concrete entranceway perhaps inspired by the ancient Egyptian monument, the Bank of California is one of San José's most important Brutalist landmarks. Learn more about its history and current status HERE, and please sign our petition below to save it from demolition!