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W. H. Atlee House

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1895. 903 Ave. E

This stone-sheathed Richardsonian Romanesque dwelling presents a series of ornamented projecting gable ends. The entrance is a deep arched porch that leads off on one side to a walled terrace. The wide bay on the left is balanced on the other side by an octagonal three-story corner tower. The design, while romantic and picturesque, is highly controlled and contained.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "W. H. Atlee House", [Fort Madison, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME230.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 100-100.

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