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c. 1890 and later. 1105 Grand Ave.

The low-pitched hipped roof and the stair bay on the side imply that a traditional sidehall Queen Anne dwelling was remodeled by someone affected by the Craftsman and Prairie styles, c. 1912. The mingling of these two styles has surprisingly resulted in a design that holds together very well.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Spencer, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO277.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 433-433.

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