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Hotel Manning

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1854. Corner River and Van Buren streets
  • Hotel Manning (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

Edwin Manning, the contractor for the Van Buren County Courthouse, built this structure for himself. It originally consisted of his own general store together with a bank. In 1894 he added a second floor and remodeled the building into a hotel. The first two floors of the building open onto a two-story porch; above, a series of small gabled dormers puncture the roof. The wide porch dominates the building, and its detailing has elements of the Eastlake style.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Hotel Manning", [Keosauqua, 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, 329-329.

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