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Loras Academy

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1854, 1873, 1878, 1882. Loras Blvd. at Prairie Ave.

The academy is an impressive pile of brick and stone-trimmed buildings that range in style from Victorian Gothic to French Second Empire. It is the latter that predominates, with its emphasis on entablatures and cornices above which rise the dormered mansard roofs.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Loras Academy", [Dubuque, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME202.

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Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 91-91.

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