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c. 1938. 1215 Des Moines St.

This is a perfect declaration of thirties' modernity: a Streamline Moderne box with an attached garage facing toward the street. The walls are pristine white stucco (with the appearance of concrete), the windows of metal; glass-brick windows appear around the entrance.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Webster City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO345.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 449-450.

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