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Wilson House

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1916, Mortimer B. Cleveland. 802 I Ave.

An impressive sweeping gable roof dominates this Prairie-style dwelling. The gable end is treated in a vertical pattern of half-timbering. A podium brick terrace together with the brick sheathing of the first floor ties the house firmly to its site. An extra-large tripartite window provides almost a picture window for the living room, which runs across the front of the house. To the left, the slope of the main roof is carried on to cover an enclosed living/ dining porch.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Wilson House", [Grundy Center, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO161.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 396-397.

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