Hotel Iowa

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Hotel Iowa
Hotel Iowa (5244895628).jpg
Hotel Iowa is located in Iowa
Hotel Iowa
Location 401 Main St., Keokuk, Iowa
Coordinates 40°23′43″N 91°22′55″W / 40.39528°N 91.38194°W / 40.39528; -91.38194Coordinates: 40°23′43″N 91°22′55″W / 40.39528°N 91.38194°W / 40.39528; -91.38194
Built 1912-1913
Architect Hugh L. Cooper
Architectural style Commercial
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87000022[1]
Added to NRHP February 5, 1987

The Hotel Iowa is an historic building in downtown Keokuk, Iowa, United States. It was built from 1912–13 and it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1] The structure, which was designed by architect Guy C. Mariner [2] in the Chicago Commercial style, was built to house the workers who built Lock and Dam No. 19 on the Mississippi River.[3] The eight-story structure became a commercial building known as the Pierce Building.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ The American Architect, vol. CII, no. 1926, p. 10 (1922)
  3. ^ "Keokuk’s National Register of Historic Places". City of Keokuk. Retrieved 2011-05-19.