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c. 1860. 906 6th St.

This is a finely detailed example of the Italianate; there are elaborately carved lintels over the windows, and thin piers support the various porches. Instead of resting on the usual brackets, the entablature below the overhanging second-floor roof is paneled. The walls are clapboard and all of the detailing is in wood.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Corning, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-SO048.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 321-321.

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