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First Congregational Church

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c. 1895. Northwest corner of 3rd Ave. E. and 2nd St. E.

A late version of the Romanesque, this church was constructed in brick with slight touches of light-colored limestone trim. The three-tiered entrance tower is crenellated, and entrance into the tower is gained through a short loggia with a gable roof.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "First Congregational Church", [Cresco, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO084.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 373-373.

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