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United States Post Office Building

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1938, Louis A. Simon. Northeast corner of 7th and Nodaway streets

The strongest design feature of this single-floor brick building is its small central cupola modeled after eighteenth-century Colonial examples. Within the post office is a WPA mural, Band Concert, painted by Marion Gilmore.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "United States Post Office Building", [Corning, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-SO045.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 320-320.

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