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c. 1917. 706 N. Thorington St.

The two-story Craftsman brick-sheathed dwelling serves as a quiet, retiring backdrop to a theatrical two-story stucco porch. On the first floor the glassed-in porch has primitive stubby columns in rough-cast stucco; on the second floor (and continuing up into the gable) is an intricate pattern of half-timbering worked around the horizontal groups of casement windows. The asphalt shingles have been wrapped around both the roof eaves and the gables.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Algona, 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, 351-351.

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