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c. 1860. Southwest corner Larrabee and Thompson streets

This brick Italianate villa has a three-story central tower and an elaborate pattern of paired brackets supporting the roof. The small scale of the tower (it cannot be over 8 feet square) comes close to bringing the house into the realm of a dollhouse.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Clermont, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO073.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 371-371.

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