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Grandville Park

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24th St. to Stone Park Blvd., between Douglas and McDonald streets
  • Grandville Park

The centerpiece of the park is the Streamline Moderne band shell built in 1933–1935. The spherical shell was placed in a natural hollow and faced a spherical ellipse containing 6,000 seats. The architect, Henry L. Kamphoefner, had submitted the project to a competition sponsored by the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects. He was able to realize his design through federal depression funding (PWA).

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Grandville Park", [Sioux City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-MW132.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 504-504.

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