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Home > Iowa > Oskaloosa > Holt Commercial Building, 215 High Avenue West, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, IA



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B&W Photos
South Front
HB416348
South Front
South Front, Detail Of Second-floor Window And Cornice
HB416349
South Front, Detail Of Second-floor Window And Cornice
Interior, Detail Of Metal Ceiling
HB416350
Interior, Detail Of Metal Ceiling


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Item Title


Location
215 High Avenue West, Oskaloosa, IA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IA-181
Building/structure dates: 1891 initial construction
Significance: Brick load-bearing walls, 20' x 120', metal cornice and pediment, tripartite window with metal hoodmold. One large open room on each floor. Pressed metal ceiling on first floor. Top corner blocks, spindles and newel post on second floor. Built about 1891 as a commercial building for Oliver S. Holt. A.H. Collard and Joseph Thorneloe originally operated meat market out of this building. In 1915-16, Lyric Theatre operated here, showing films and vaudeville shows.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT
2. SOUTH FRONT, DETAIL OF SECOND-FLOOR WINDOW AND CORNICE
3. INTERIOR, DETAIL OF METAL CEILING


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