CTA IN THE NEWS (x2): Designing for and lighting up Missoula

By: Travis Estvold
3 December 2014

From missoulian.com:

Stockman Bank to build multi-story branch in downtown Missoula
“The corner of Orange Street and Broadway Avenue in downtown Missoula is going to look much different in a couple years. Stockman Bank, the largest privately owned bank in Montana and the 22nd largest agricultural lender in the country, is planning on building a new multi-story, state-of-the-art facility at the site of the old Salvation Army building. It will be the 33rd full-service banking location for the closely held, family-owned, 61-year-old company, which is headquartered in Miles City. Bob Burns, who has been hired as the Missoula bank’s market president, said that the plan is to start demolition of the old building in March.” READ MORE.

Missoula footbridge lit up, 2 years after plan set in motion
“Proponents of lighted bridges in Missoula worked and waited two years for Wednesday’s trumpet fanfare, which preceded the big moment when honored guest Emma Lommasson flipped the switch. Suddenly, several hundred small LEDs on the supports of the Van Buren Street footbridge lit up to applause and cheers from a hundred-some supporters who bundled up for the cold to see it firsthand. ‘I think they look beautiful,’ Lommasson, 102, said after the ceremony.” READ MORE.

Photos by David Erickson (left) and Tom Bauer of the Missoulian.

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