Princess--Sweet Shop

607 Washington Ave., Iowa Falls, Iowa

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Building exterior. Original neon sign was replaced some time ago.

Note black Carrara glass facade. The Carrara glass facade, and streamlined woodwork of the interior are typical of Art Deco design of the 1920s and '30s, but a rarity in a small town in Iowa.

Photo taken by mbaumann

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 1, 1993
Reference number
93000957
Architectural style
Modern Movement: Art Deco
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Restaurant
Current function
Restaurant
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1935

Tags 

20th Century (29,076)
Art Deco (1,227)
Brick (42,462)
Building (4,303)
Built 1935 (564)
Built during 1930s (5,312)
Hardin County, Iowa (32)
Iowa (2,512)
Iowa Falls MPS (10)
Iowa Falls, Iowa (20)
J.J. Sprague (1)
L.L. Klippel (2)
Limestone (8,192)
Modern Movement (2,560)
Private owner (54,396)
Stucco (7,816)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2019: New photo from mbaumann
  • October 26, 2019: New photos from mbaumann

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