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Germania Block (now Bilden's SavMor Drug)

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now Bilden's SavMor Drug
1904. 804–806 Story St.

This is by far the most handsome building in the downtown area. Its lively street facade consists of six Romanesque arches, and above, the entablature exhibits a strong primitive version of tri-glyphs. The rugged Mankato quartzite surface reinforces this sense of the primitive. The first floor has been remodeled, but the upper two floors and the pediment remain intact.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Germania Block (now Bilden's SavMor Drug)", [Boone, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE026.

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