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Dewey House

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c. 1912. 305 S.W. 42nd St.

The Dewey house is another Prairie-style house, similar in scheme to the house at 520 40th Street ( CE181). A thin slab roof covers the entrance, which is placed at the center of the building. A balanced composition of casement windows is created on each side of the entrance. A horizontal wood band connects all of the window sills on the second floor. The stucco walls are carried up and cover the soffits of the wide overhanging hipped roof.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Dewey House", [Des Moines, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE184.

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