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Kirk Modern Apartments

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1903, attrib. J. H. Felt. 206 N. Federal Ave.
  • (Cheryl A Massey)

A three-story brick apartment building here pays homage to the bay window. The six broad, angular bays and the corner bay tower are sheathed in copper divided into a pattern of square panels. While the two principal entrances reveal Richardsonian Romanesque elements, the building, with its metal balconies, conveys a general turn-of-the-century classical flavor.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Kirk Modern Apartments", [Mason City, 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, 414-414.

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