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Stall House

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early 1840s. 400 E. Washington St.

This full-fledged Greek Revival house is credited with being the oldest house still standing in Mount Pleasant. Its plan is that of a central-hall type; there are two rooms on each side, each with its own fireplace. The dwelling is a two-story gable-roofed design with brick walls that are now painted white. The pediments at each end are open, with a slight return, and the entablature beneath the eaves is quite wide. Behind the entrance porch with double Doric columns is a broad door flanked by side lights, with a transom above. The center window on the second floor has small pilasters on each side and is crowned by its own entablature.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Stall House", [Mount Pleasant, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME336.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 133-133.

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