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Church Building (now the Legion Hall)

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now the Legion Hall
c. 1860. East side of 4th Ave. S.E. between 1st St. E. and 2nd St. S.E.

The proportions and fenestration of this church building are characteristic of the Greek Revival. The wide double-banded entablature is especially impressive, as is the way the tower joins the gabled eaves. The spire is now missing and only a few of the tall windows remain.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Church Building (now the Legion Hall)", [Independence, 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, 402-402.

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