Elizabeth Pohlmann House

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Elizabeth Pohlmann House
1403 Pohlman Davenport.jpg
Elizabeth Pohlmann House is located in Iowa
Elizabeth Pohlmann House
Elizabeth Pohlmann House is located in the United States
Elizabeth Pohlmann House
Location1403 W. 13th St.
Davenport, Iowa
Coordinates41°31′56″N 90°35′39″W / 41.53222°N 90.59417°W / 41.53222; -90.59417Coordinates: 41°31′56″N 90°35′39″W / 41.53222°N 90.59417°W / 41.53222; -90.59417
Arealess than on acre
Built1896
Architectural styleQueen Anne
MPSDavenport MRA
NRHP reference #84001518 [1]
Added to NRHPJuly 27, 1984

The Elizabeth Pohlmann House is a historic building located in the West End of Davenport, Iowa, United States. Elizabeth Pohlmann was the widow of Herman B. Pohlmann, and she had this house built in 1896. The Pohlmann's were part of the German-ethnic community that lived on the northwest side of Davenport. The house features the hip roof and gable projections typically found in the Queen Anne style. But it also includes full cornice returns, which create pediments, and light colored brick typical of the Colonial Revival style.[2] The 2½-story residence also features a main entrance framed by sidelights and an art glass transom over a plate glass parlor window. Both the front and the back of the house are missing prominent porches that were originally part of the structure.[2] It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1984.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b Martha Bowers; Marlys Svendsen-Roesler. "Elizabeth Pohlmann House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-12-03. with photo