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Lustron Houses

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There are six Lustron houses in Iowa City, and one in Coralville ( CE321). All of them were built between 1949 and 1952. The Iowa City examples are: the Bartley house (1950), a gray model with an attached garage at 1815 East Court Street; the Witterman house (1950), another gray model, at 627 Third Avenue; the Graham house (1951), at 705 Clark Street, a green version; the Spriestersbach house (1951), a gray house at 709 Clark Street; the McGuire house (1949), a house with a yellow exterior, at 805 Melrose Avenue; and the Mickey house (1950), another gray Lustron house at 29 Prospect Place.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Lustron Houses", [Iowa City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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