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Nickering House

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1854, Finkbine and Loveless, contractors. 410 E. Market St.
  • Nickering House

A frequently encountered house type of the mid-nineteenth century was the one-and-a-half-story Greek Revival dwelling with a central hall. In this example the upper row of five half-windows is directly under the roof soffit. To the rear, the roof is carried down to the first floor, producing the effect of a miniaturized New England saltbox. The builders of this yellow sandstone dwelling were likely its designers as well.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Nickering House", [Iowa City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE246.

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