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Cottage

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c. 1926. End of N. Dodge St. at E. Elm St.

This mid-1920s period revival English cottage is faced with brick below and half-timbering above in the gables. The asphalt roofing has been rolled over the eaves to help create the impression of a thatched roof. The driveway and entrance walk are side by side, and beyond the house is a gabled two-car garage.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Cottage", [Algona, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO005.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 351-351.

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