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People's Savings Bank Building

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c. 1917. Northwest corner of Court Ave. and Hilton St.

A corner bank building appears as a Greek temple with columns in antis. Two Ionic columns are placed close to the adjacent projecting walls, which are articulated with deepset horizontal joints. The brightness of its light-colored limestone sheathing, together with its size and height, conveys a sense of the importance of this institution for the community.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "People's Savings Bank Building", [Marengo, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE330.

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