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Great Western Insurance Company

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1928–1929, John Nomile and Amos B. Emory. 2015 Grand Ave.

A deeply set Roman coffered arch with an infill of metal-framed windows and doors leads into the central two-story space of this suburban insurance company building. On each side of the entrance, on the second level, is a pair of four-arched windows that open out onto masonry balconies. Contrasting with the solidity of this limestone-sheathed building were narrow metal lamps hung to each side of the entrance from long chains (they are no longer present).

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Great Western Insurance Company", [Des Moines, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE166.

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