In an empty tenant space in a struggling neighborhood, OneCalifornia has filled a vacancy in an area with many empty storefronts. Boosting financial literacy is an important component of the bank's mission. Recognizing that banks can be intimidating to first-time users in this tight, urban setting, design lends to a place that is comfortable and inclusive. The layout allows movement to the teller and banker stations, while creating an intimate waiting area. Broad views to the street outside give a greater sense of security to the neighborhood and encourage other businesses to set up shop there.
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