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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.

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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—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE200.

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