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First Congregational Church (now First Baptist Church)

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now First Baptist Church
1918, William L. Steele. Northwest corner of 13th and Nebraska streets
  • First Congregational Church (now First Baptist Church) (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

Though generally thought of as a Prairie-style design, this church seems to incorporate not only the Prairie mode, but also, with its pattern of round arches, the Beaux-Arts, and, in its white dome, the Byzantine.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "First Congregational Church (now First Baptist Church)", [Sioux City, 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, 502-503.

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