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First United Brethren Church (now Graves United Methodist Church)

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now Graves United Methodist Church
1911, attrib. Mortimer B. Cleveland. 905 W. 4th St.

This church building is a single classical block accompanied by a pedimented entrance. The strong hint of the rustic, which is especially apparent in the piers of the entrance portico and in the wide pilasters of the adjoining walls, has an almost eighteenth-century sense of a return to the primitive temple.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "First United Brethren Church (now Graves United Methodist Church)", [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, 446-446.

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