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Baker (Grier-Green) House

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1862, later. 503 W. Broadway

The Baker house is a one-and-a-half-story Gothic Revival cottage that still exhibits its delicately sawed bargeboards on the gable ends and its metal roof finials and ridge comb. At a later date, probably in the 1870s, two new porches were added in the Eastlake style. The delicate detailing of the porches fits in well with the earlier Gothic Revival features.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Baker (Grier-Green) House", [Decorah, 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, 379-379.

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