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J. H. C. Petersen's Sons Company (now Petersen, Harned, and Von Maur)
The Davenport architect took the late Richardsonian Romanesque as his theme for this four-story retail department store building. He used stone for the base and red brick above; he carried out the ornamentation in terracotta. Clausen attracted attention to the two street entrances by treating them as slightly projecting pavilions with a round-arched window above; the third and fourth floors exhibit curved bay window units. The store's name in terracotta within the entablature is akin to the letterhead of business stationery.
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