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c. 1885. West side of Downey St., 2 blocks north of Main St.

The most commanding feature of this two-story early Queen Anne dwelling is a shingled panel between the first-and second-floor windows. Superimposed on the shingles, almost as a two-dimensional drawing, are classical volutes.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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Citation

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [West Branch, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME388.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 152-152.

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