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c. 1893. Southwest corner Franklin and 3rd streets

The handsome late Queen Anne-Colonial Revival design of this house exhibits all the prerequisites of the mode: a three-story corner bay tower, a horizontal band of fishscale shingles, Palladian windows in the third-floor dormer, and an extensive veranda with a roof supported by clustered columns. A semi-circular projection of the porch at one corner has its own low-pitched conical roof and extravagant finial on the crown.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Bellevue, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME015.

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