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c. 1905. 204 Union St. E.

The street elevation of this two-story Colonial Revival house is entirely correct; there is a balanced arrangement of windows and entrance with a broken pediment above. But the “real” entrance to the side (for the automobile) is something else. Here is a truly grand, overscaled entrance: two piers with oddly piled-up moldings support a pediment, and the entrance is recessed with a small second-floor balcony above.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Manchester, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME290.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 120-120.

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