Beyond1870 from First National 1870

A Colorful Future Awaits

Though it has occupied a number of buildings in its 150 years, First National 1870 has has its main branch on the Santa Fe Plaza since the bank’s founding. The current building was opened in 1954 and was designed by the famed architect John Gaw Meem. In its debut, writers commented on the use ...
Read More

Part I: Making History Together

One hundred and fifty years ago this week, Santa Fe was already deeply embedded in the landscape of Northern New Mexico. The town of fewer than 5,000 people was a seat of influence throughout the region for its cultural and economic strengths when a new institution — the First National Bank of San...
Read More