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c. 1889. 427 Mechanic St.

A one-and-a-half-story brick structure serves as a secure base for a wild array of wood porches and bays. At the entrance, a two-story bay projects right through the entrance porch; to the side of the porch area is a pair of diamond-shaped windows. As to style, the wood detailing of this house is Queen Anne.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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Citation

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Osage, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO262.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 426-426.

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