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Elmwood United Presbyterian Church (now Saint George Greek Orthodox Church)

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now Saint George Greek Orthodox Church
1906, Proudfoot and Bird. Northwest corner 35th St. and Cottage Grove Ave.

The gabled front of a classical Greek temple of the Doric order sits atop a Roman podium. Tall doors lead into a simple volume behind. The enclosed pediment of the gable with its projected beam ends and the stout fluted Ionic columns are all strongly three dimensional.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Elmwood United Presbyterian Church (now Saint George Greek Orthodox Church)", [Des Moines, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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