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Wilson Building

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1912–1914, John Morrell and Sons. 217 5th Ave. S.
  • Wilson Building (Richard Guy Wilson)

The Wilson Building is Clinton's one skyscraper, a six-story commercial building clothed in a creamy white terracotta. The architects have contained the windows within a frame from the second to fifth floors. The vertical sections of this frame have been articulated by fluting to suggest that they are piers.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Wilson Building", [Clinton, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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