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Snowden House (now Waterloo Women's Club)

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now Waterloo Women's Club
c. 1875. 306 Washington St.

On a hilltop eminence far back from the street sits this splendid brick Italianate house. The scheme is that of the two-story centralgable form with walls that display wonderfully inventive entablatures over the principal windows. A porch covering the entire front of the house helps to tie the building to the site. Under the broadly overhanging gable and roof eaves is a wide paneled entablature which is enhanced by numerous rows of dentils and the large roof brackets.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Snowden House (now Waterloo Women's Club)", [Waterloo, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO322.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 446-446.

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