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1872. 120 Union St. E.

This house is an Italianate villa designed on a side-hall plan; its cupola exhibits a rather steeply pitched hipped roof. A “new,” sophisticatedly detailed Colonial Revival porch (c. 1910) has been added across the front, and other changes have occurred. The newer porch—distinguished by a thin cornice line, an entablature with dentils, and fluted wood piers—has been successfully worked into the much earlier design.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Manchester, 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, 120-120.

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