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Reifel House

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c. 1896. 711 Coolbaugh St.

This commodious two-and-a-half-story Queen Anne dwelling was much modified by the simplicity and details of the Colonial Revival. The principal front gable centers on a Palladian open porch; the extensive first-floor veranda has paired narrow Tuscan columns, and its roof is gabled. The general horizontality of the first two floors is countered by the upward thrust of the steeply pitched roof with its many gables.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Reifel House", [Red Oak, 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, 341-341.

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