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c. 1880. 401 Pleasant St. W.

The Eastlake was merging into the Queen Anne when this two-story wood-sheathed house was built. The wall patterning on this house is especially impressive. The design begins with a vertical board skirt, then come clapboards, a curved roof of fishscale shingles, two large panels composed of four patterns of boards laid diagonally, then a horizontal band with clapboard set in rectangles; finally there is a return in the gable end to fishscale shingles.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Maquoketa, 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, 122-122.

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