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Julius Greef House

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1867. 2nd St., 2 blocks west of Bridge St., just north of the railroad tracks

The general verticality of its design, plus its bracketed roof, places the Greef house within the late Italianate mode. The pair of pointed arches of the entrance porch have a Gothic ring, while the corner two-story bay on the right of the entrance seems to anticipate the Eastlake and Queen Anne styles of the 1870s and later.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Julius Greef House", [Keosauqua, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-SO015.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 312-312.

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