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True-Round Grade Barn

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c. 1905. 4500 S. Main St.

The wood walls of this large circular barn (approximately 83 feet in diameter) have been placed on top of a poured concrete band that lies just below the beautifully disposed row of square windows. The structure is topped by a double-pitched conical roof. Changes in exterior ground level make it possible to enter the barn on two levels.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "True-Round Grade Barn", [Cedar Falls, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO033.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 361-361.

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