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Farmer House

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1934–1935, Morehead Fredrickson, contractor. 2179 Blake Blvd. S.E.
  • Farmer House

In the 1930s the machine image of the Moderne house was frequently softened by delicate details associated with the early nineteenth-century English Regency and its American version, the Federal style. In this house a large ground-floor bay window and an indented columned porch add the needed traditional quality to an otherwise Moderne form.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Farmer House", [Cedar Rapids, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE057.

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