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Livestock National Bank, Exchange Building

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c. 1920, William L. Steele. Cunningham Dr., south of Chicago Ave.

It is the Sullivan-inspired terracotta ornamentation that draws attention to what is otherwise a nondescript three-story brick office building. There are rectangular cartouches above the cornice on the parapet; the two terracotta signs inserted into the surrounding brick walls display letters intertwined within a field of naturalistic and geometric ornament. Most of the windows have now been filled in with glass brick.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Livestock National Bank, Exchange Building", [Sioux City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-MW145.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 507-507.

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