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c. 1870. 519 N. Maurer St.

It is the pair of projecting wall-dormer windows on this Gothic Revival dwelling that catches the eye. At the center is a two-story gable section (which probably once had bargeboards on the gable ends); on each side, forming a balanced composition, are one-and-a-half-story wings with projecting wall dormers. On the ground level, two porches (the one on the left is original) complete the design.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Wilton, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME399.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 155-155.

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