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James Frederic Clarke House, 500 South Main Street, Fairfield, Jefferson County, IA



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Item Title


Location
500 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IA-23
Building/structure dates: 1916 initial construction
Significance: The design of the Clarke House follows the architectural principles of the Prairie School. The architect, Francis Barry Byrne, was trained in Frank Lloyd Wright's office, but the house is distinctively Byrne's interpretation of the principles and is an important example of American architecture of the first quarter of the twentieth century.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Byrns, Francis Barry
Clarke, James Frederic


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST
2. Photocopy of photograph (from the collection of Grace M. Barwise, owner of house in 1972) n.d. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHWEST
3. Photocopy of photograph (from the collection of Grace M. Barwise, owner of house in 1972) n.d. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST
4. Photocopy of photograph (from the collection of Grace M. Barwise, owner of house in 1972) n.d. INTERIOR, ENTRANCE HALL LOOKING INTO LIVING ROOM
5. Photocopy of photograph (from the collection of Grace M. Barwise, owner of house in 1972) n.d. INTERIOR, LIVING ROOM
6. Photocopy of photograph (from the collection of Grace M. Barwise, owner of house in 1972) n.d. INTERIOR, DINING ROOM


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