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c. 1937. 202 S. Tampa St.

The concrete block walls of this Streamline Moderne cottage are painted white. The parapet displays a series of thin horizontal bands similar to those then being used on automobiles and radios. The obligatory curved corner leading into the recessed entrance has glass block windows; on the other side of the entrance is a single porthole window.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Rock Rapids, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-MW103.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 493-493.

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