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Gigantic Strawberry

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1967. West side of Commercial St., north of Spring St.
  • Gigantic Strawberry (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

The architectural treasure of Strawberry Point is a gigantic brightly painted strawberry (12 feet by 15 feet) on a pole that has been placed before the city hall. The strawberry was erected by the city in 1967. This is one of the most widely published programmatic sculptures within the state.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Gigantic Strawberry", [Strawberry Point, 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, 146-146.

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