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Lyons Female College (now Our Lady of Angels Seminary)

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now Our Lady of Angels Seminary
1858. 407 22nd Ave. N.

The central three-and-a-half-story brick building is Italianate. At the center of the building is a large, high cupola, and above its bracketed, extended eaves is a small drum and bulbous dome. The later south building is Romanesque Revival with some detailed wood touches of the Queen Anne.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Lyons Female College (now Our Lady of Angels Seminary)", [Clinton, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 63-63.

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