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Erickson Public Library

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1900–1901, Liebbe, Nourse and Rasmussen. 1922, Frank Wetherell. Northeast corner 7th and Greene streets

Beaux-Arts Classicism appears here on the spare side, with a decided Italian character. Over the entrance is a loggia with balcony that is hemmed in on each side by wide, solid pilasters, each equipped with a bold cartouche. The entrance itself is contained within its own set of pilasters and heavy entablature. A dark reddish brown brick has been used for the base up to the first-floor window sills; above is a light tan brick.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Erickson Public Library", [Boone, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE030.

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