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Tredway House (now Elmswood Inn)

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now Elmswood Inn
1887, later. 3251 Floyd Blvd.

This dwelling began as a small, nondescript farmhouse, but its modest life was ended when a low mansard roof and porches with Ionic columns were added. The lower portion of the building has a light-handed Beaux-Arts quality about it. The small mansard roof set on the wide entablature and cornice seems almost to be the roof of a distant building.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Tredway House (now Elmswood Inn)", [Sioux City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-MW152.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 509-509.

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