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Baker-Alberhasky Grocery Store

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1883. 401 E. Market St.

This is a well-preserved two-story corner commercial building of the 1880s. On the ground floor, up a few steps from the street, is a retail store whose fenestration of glass and wood is well preserved. The space above served as a meeting hall. As is frequently the case with commercial blocks located on a corner, the corner is emphasized by a wall at a 45-degree angle to the two adjacent facades, and the bracketed cornice supports a low, curved gable end.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Baker-Alberhasky Grocery Store", [Iowa City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE245.

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