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1923, William Jay Brown. 314 2nd Ave. S.E.
  • World Theater

A theater building here passes as an urban Italian palazzo. A great semi-circular window above the marquee is played off against a suggestion of rustication. Above, an attic story is terminated by a bracketed shed roof. The present brow-shaped marquee, as well as the shop fronts to each side, are of a later date.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "World Theater", [Cedar Rapids, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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