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c. 1910, attrib. Mortimer B. Cleveland. 202 Highland Rd.

Cleveland's imagery here is the then-popular two-story Craftsman dwelling; the foundation was constructed of river boulders, and above is a surface clad in narrow clapboard sheathing, with a shingled surface above that. The tour de force of the house is its remarkable boulder chimney, split into two parts on the second floor to make way for a small window and then rejoined by an arch at the top. This dwelling is one of the outstanding examples of the Craftsman mode in the United States.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Waterloo, 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, 443-443.

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