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Group of Three Commercial Blocks

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c. 1880s. Northwest corner of Court St. and 2nd Ave.

All three of these two-story brick buildings have dramatic overscaled window headers, entablatures, and cornices. The corner block could be loosely labeled Italianate, with its slight references to pilasters and quoined corners. The smaller commercial building to the right, with its central pedimented cornice and round-arched windows, is medieval, looking toward the Romanesque Revival.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Group of Three Commercial Blocks", [Winterset, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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