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First Federal Savings and the First State Bank

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c. 1980. Northeast and northwest corner of 2nd and Seneca streets

Each of these brick bank buildings facing one another across Seneca Street is situated within its own small park. The style used—loosely—was the Colonial Revival. The First Federal Savings building is flat roofed with a pronounced cornice. The First State Bank building has a gable roof with a small lantern.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "First Federal Savings and the First State Bank", [Webster City, 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, 449-449.

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