One could characterize this station as domesticated Beaux-Arts; its brick-sheathed, ivy-covered walls are appropriate for the entrance to a university town. The firm of Frost and Granger designed many of the stations for the railway, including the Beaux-Arts station in Minneapolis. The Ames station is a single-story building. Two slightly projecting pavilions have gable ends that are treated in the form of a gentle curve.
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Chicago and Northwestern Railway Passenger Station
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