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Frederick Braun and Ignatius Beek Mercantile Building

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1868. East side of Main Street, between Marion and Union streets, (corner of Whittier Road and Boy Scout Road)
  • Frederick Braun and Ignatius Beek Mercantile Building

At the edge of Waubeek's own limestone quarry is situated this mercantile building. It is a two-and-a-half-story structure with a gable roof, constructed of finely cut and laid limestone blocks. Its roof is steeply pitched and its windows are ped; these and other details place it in the mid-century Italianate style.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Frederick Braun and Ignatius Beek Mercantile Building", [Central City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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