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Municipal Building

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1939, Dougher, Rich, and Woodburn. Northeast corner of 8th and Allen streets

The public emphasis of this PWA Moderne building is placed on its entrance pavilion situated on the narrow side of the structure. Within the entrance pavilion is a high vertical recess containing doors below, then a spandrel of polished stone, and finally a decorated metal-screened window above. There are V-shaped metal lamps on each side of the entrance, and a small round-cornered canopy projects out over the tall entrance recess.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Municipal Building", [Boone, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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