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Clark Public School

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c.1938, Beuttler and Arnold. Northeast corner of 2nd St. N.W. and 2nd Ave. N.W.

This PWA Streamline Moderne school building of the late depression years has a design realized in light-colored brick, with a darker brick used for horizontal banding. The essential ingredients of the Streamline Moderne are present in this one-floor building, including dramatic rounded corners and glass brick.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Clark Public School", [Le Mars, 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, 482-482.

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