Isaac Glaspell House

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Isaac Glaspell House
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Isaac Glaspell House is located in Iowa
Isaac Glaspell House
Isaac Glaspell House is located in the US
Isaac Glaspell House
Location 621 LeClaire St.
Davenport, Iowa
Coordinates 41°31′34″N 90°34′4″W / 41.52611°N 90.56778°W / 41.52611; -90.56778Coordinates: 41°31′34″N 90°34′4″W / 41.52611°N 90.56778°W / 41.52611; -90.56778
Area less than one acre
Built 1875
Architect John Whitaker (builder)
Architectural style Greek Revival
MPS Davenport MRA
NRHP Reference # 83002439 [1]
Added to NRHP July 7, 1983

The Isaac Glaspell House is located on the east side of Davenport, Iowa, United States. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1983.[1] Isaac Glaspell was a local grocer in the 1870s and 1880s and had this Greek Revival house built during that time.[2] It is a two-story structure that features a front gable, three bay façade, with a single bay side wing. The exterior is composed of brick with stone and wood trims. The house is a vernacular form of the Greek Revival style found in Davenport.[2] The notable details on this house are the bracketed eaves and the flat arch window heads that are topped by keystone brick hoods. The porch is a later addition from around the turn of the 20th-century and it may have replaced an earlier porch. The house sits on a raised lot.

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  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. "Isaac Glaspell House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-02-17. 

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