Youngstown’s SkyScraper; the tallest pillar of Central Square
The Metropolitan Savings and Loan Building (FNB Building) was originally home to the Central Savings and Loan Company. The 17-story, 229-foot tall building, designed by Morris W. Scheibel and R.M. Johnson, was constructed in 1929. The exterior was featured Art Deco ornamentation of the Modernistic style, with geometric ornaments on the upper floors and the roof cornice. The interior was equally as decorative; the main lobby featured a geometric Art Deco ceilings, frieze, and elevator doors. It remains the tallest building in the city. It later became home to the Metropolitan Savings and Loan Association and First National Bank.