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Everhart Motors (Ford Dealership) Building

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Ford Dealership
c. 1941. Northeast corner of Main and N. Pearl streets

The street corner holds a two-story block, and single-floor sections project off to each side. The building is sheathed in cream-colored glazed brick, with dark brown glazed tile used for decoration. The darker tile forms bands around the windows, as well as creating a number of horizontal bands reaching from the ground to the parapeted cornice. In style, the building is late Streamline Moderne. The present signage on the building and the pole sign are of a later vintage.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Everhart Motors (Ford Dealership) Building", [Moville, 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, 487-487.

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