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Commercial Blocks

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c. 1895. Southwest corner of 8th St. and Davis Ave.

At the corner is the Weidner Block (1895), a two-story Queen Anne building with a second-floor bay tower at the street corner. Though somewhat remodeled, the ground floor storefronts are still intact. Next door to the Weidner block is another late nineteenth-century block with two bay towers. Its face suggests the French Châteauesque style, with a few references to the Richardsonian Romanesque.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Commercial Blocks", [Corning, 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, 320-320.

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