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Sower House

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1860. 201 State St. E.

The Sower house is a one-and-a-half-story brick Downing-like cottage with a long wraparound porch. The segmental arches of the porch as well as the bargeboards of the gable ends are realized in lacelike sawed work. At the front of the cottage where the two wings meet, the designer injected on the second floor a wooden wall dormer equipped with a single large window.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Sower House", [Marshalltown, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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