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Olmsted Center

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1974, Harry Weese and Associates

Large circular windows, angled corners, and angled cut-ins add to the complexity of this building. Its brick walls are in part lifted off the ground by rows of piers; on the roof a metal-and-glass monitor unit goes from one end to the other.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Olmsted Center", [Des Moines, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE198.10.

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