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c. 1875. 1411 Hill St.

This is a French Second Empire dwelling with sharp, somewhat brittle details. It was extensively revamped in the Colonial Revival image of the early 1900s. A two-story porch with a gable roof supported by three Tuscan columns at each corner now presents the house to the street. Within the porch, the front entrance (c. 1900) acquired side lights and a transom.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Spirit Lake, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO287.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 436-436.

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