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c. 1895. 709 Church St.

If this one-and-a-half-story dwelling were sheathed in stained shingles instead of white painted clapboard, it would probably fall into what historians from the late 1940s onward have often labeled the Shingle style. The principal gables of this cruciform-plan house reveal a lower band of windows lighting the second floor; above, the cantilevered upper gable contains a miniature Palladian window. On the first floor a great porch, its roof supported by pairs of columns, wraps around the forward section of the house.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Shenandoah, 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, 344-344.

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