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c. 1939. 525 Grand Ave., West Des Moines

The traditional single-story bungalow is rendered here in the thirties Moderne style. Again, as is the case in the Modernist house on Foster Drive ( CE187), this dwelling relies on a grouping of attached rectangular volumes, sheathed horizontally in wood. The usual hallmarks of the style are here: stucco walls, corner windows, and parapeted flat roofs.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [West Des Moines, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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