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Pierce House (now Sioux City Public Museum)

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now Sioux City Public Museum
1891–1893. 2901 Jackson St.
  • Pierce House (now Sioux City Public Museum) (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

Generally, buildings in the Richardsonian Romanesque style tended to be more solid and sedate than wood-inspired American Queen Anne buildings. The Pierce house illustrates how stone could be treated relatively lightly, yet still retain its solid masonry quality. The varied roofscape of this house is as picturesque as one could desire.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Pierce House (now Sioux City Public Museum)", [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, 504-504.

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