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Fairmount Park Branch Library (Greenville Neighborhood Center)

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Greenville Neighborhood Center
1924–1927, William L. Steele and George B. Hilgers. 220 S. Fairmount St.
  • Fairmount Park Branch Library (Greenville Neighborhood Center) (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

The Fairmount Park Branch is one of three libraries designed by Steele and Hilgers. The plan, with its central pavilion, is characteristic of small library buildings of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The detailing is in the Prairie style: hovering hipped roofs, horizontal grouping of windows, and a horizontal stucco band carried above the brick walls and just below the roof's support.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Fairmount Park Branch Library (Greenville Neighborhood Center)", [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, 507-507.

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