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Shelby County Bank

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c. 1892. Northwest corner 6th and Market streets

The eye-catching feature of this two-story commercial block on a raised basement is the dramatic round tower on the second floor. This corner bay tower culminates in a pointed domed roof and is Queen Anne in flavor, but the building itself, with its arched openings, is mildly Richardsonian Romanesque in its presentation.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Shelby County Bank", [Harlan, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-MW053.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 476-476.

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