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Abner Bell's

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c. 1928. 5th St., between Erie and Cayuga streets

The presence of the building is asserted through a raised rooftop lantern with a double row of bracket supports and a tile roof. Other accents are the tile sheet roof over the street windows and the entrance arch with its tile-filled lunette and columns to the side. If pressed, one supposes, the building's designer might have said that its image is Mediterranean.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Abner Bell's", [Storm Lake, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO291.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 437-437.

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