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Funck House

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1884. 310 W. 3rd St.

It would seem that the architect of the Funck house began with the idea of refining the much earlier Italianate style. He quickly added a series of much more fashionable details of the mid-1880s. To the left on the second floor, the building was angled and a tiny arched corner porch was injected. Below, the columns of the wood porch boast capitals that are a reflection of the interest at the time in Egyptian art and architecture.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Funck House", [Muscatine, 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, 137-137.

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