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City Hall

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1893–1897. Northeast corner of Douglas and 6th streets

The dominant note of this limestone civic building is the corner tower, supposedly modeled after the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. The building was constructed as the city's first United States Post Office and Federal Building. In 1948, it was revamped as a city hall.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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Citation

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "City Hall", [Sioux City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-MW111.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 500-500.

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