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Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church (now North Side Multipurpose Center)

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now North Side Multipurpose Center
1913, E. R. Bogardus. 1615 N. Delaware Ave.

California's Mission Revival was surprisingly popular in the Midwest for churches, schools, and recreation buildings. This small example has a pair of scalloped, parapeted gable ends, arched windows, and stuccoed walls. It was constructed as a church for workers at the nearby meat-packing plant. Another example of the Mission Revival is the Gildner house (1914) at 217 Fifth Street Northwest, designed by J. W. Trafzer.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church (now North Side Multipurpose Center)", [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, 419-419.

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