Elliott Furniture Company

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Elliott Furniture Company
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Elliott Furniture Company is located in Iowa
Elliott Furniture Company
Elliott Furniture Company is located in the US
Elliott Furniture Company
Location424 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, Iowa
Coordinates41°35′23.2″N 93°36′42.3″W / 41.589778°N 93.611750°W / 41.589778; -93.611750Coordinates: 41°35′23.2″N 93°36′42.3″W / 41.589778°N 93.611750°W / 41.589778; -93.611750
Arealess than one acre
Built1891, 1940
Architectural styleStreamline Moderne
NRHP reference #14001149[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 14, 2015

Elliott Furniture Company is a historic building located in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. It was built in 1891 in the Italianate style for Gustav Newlen, who was an undertaker and cabinet maker. Eight years later the Elliott family acquired the building and combined the two storefronts into a unified façade for the Elliott Anderson Furniture Company. The building was extensively renovated in 1936 with the installation of large display windows on both floors, undoing the 1899 renovations.[2] Four years later saw another renovation with the addition of glazed brick and fluted Terra Cotta pilasters. This gave the building an Art Moderne appearance. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015.[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. ^ "Elliott Furniture Company". Iowa Architectural Foundation. Retrieved 2017-10-26.