Goedert Meat Market

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Goedert Meat Market
The Goedert Meat Market.jpg
Goedert Meat Market is located in Iowa
Goedert Meat Market
Goedert Meat Market is located in the United States
Goedert Meat Market
Location322 Main St.
McGregor, Iowa
Coordinates43°01′21.6″N 91°10′40.2″W / 43.022667°N 91.177833°W / 43.022667; -91.177833Coordinates: 43°01′21.6″N 91°10′40.2″W / 43.022667°N 91.177833°W / 43.022667; -91.177833
Arealess than one acre
Built1889-1890
Architectural styleItalianate
Part ofMcGregor Commercial Historic District (#02001033)
NRHP reference #01000913[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 18, 1996

The Goedert Meat Market, also known as the Main Street Mall, is a historic building located in McGregor, Iowa, United States. The two-story, single-unit, brick building was completed in 1890 in the Italianate style. It maintains the only complete cast-iron storefront in town.[2] The storefront was manufactured by Mesker Bros. Front Builders of St. Louis, Missouri. The facility dates from the time when all aspects of the meat business from slaughter, to processing, to sales were housed in one building. The New York-style meat market was built for John Goedert, who maintained his residence upstairs. By the turn of the 20th-century it housed Bergman's deli/butcher shop, and remained a butcher shop until 1944. The building was individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1] In 2002 it was listed as a contributing property in the McGregor Commercial Historic District.[3]

The building was hit by an EF-1 tornado and collapsed on the evening of July, 19, 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Barbara N. Corson. "Goedert Meat Market". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-10-07. with photos
  3. ^ Leah D. Rogers; Lori Vermaas. "McGregor Commercial Historic District". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-10-07.