Grinnell, IA Photos

Merchants' National Bank (1914) by Louis H. Sullivan is the gem of Grinnell, IA to be viewed in context of surrounding heritage.

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Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.South front facade of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Sullivan's exterior surround for rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Extravagant decoration on front of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.
Merchants' National Bank (1914) (Broad St. at 4th Ave.). Grinnell, IA. Architect: Louis H. Sullivan. On National Register.South front facade of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Sullivan's exterior surround for rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Extravagant decoration on front of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.
Rose Window exterior of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Terra cotta decoration above rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Terra cotta decoration to right of rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Terra cotta decoration below rose window of Merchants' National Bank with sign. Grinnell, IA.
Rose Window exterior of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Terra cotta decoration above rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Terra cotta decoration to right of rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Terra cotta decoration below rose window of Merchants' National Bank with sign. Grinnell, IA.
Terra cotta lion below rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Terra cotta column with leaf scrolls flanking rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Lion griffin beside door of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Border detail of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.
Terra cotta lion below rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Terra cotta column with leaf scrolls flanking rose window of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Lion griffin beside door of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Border detail of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.
East side of Merchants' National Bank with flanking streetscape. Grinnell, IA.Corner window of Merchants' National Bank now visitor's bureau. Grinnell, IA.Roofline border & brickwork of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.East side stained glass windows of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.
East side of Merchants' National Bank with flanking streetscape. Grinnell, IA.Corner window of Merchants' National Bank now visitor's bureau. Grinnell, IA.Roofline border & brickwork of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.East side stained glass windows of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.
Details of east side stained glass windows of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.East wall stained glass windows from interior of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Stained glass windows details from interior of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Sullivan's rose window of Merchants' National Bank from inside. Grinnell, IA.
Details of east side stained glass windows of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.East wall stained glass windows from interior of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Stained glass windows details from interior of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Sullivan's rose window of Merchants' National Bank from inside. Grinnell, IA.
Mosaic wall clock in Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Detail of mosaic wall clock in Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Square hanging lamp in Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Gold border in Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.
Mosaic wall clock in Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Detail of mosaic wall clock in Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Square hanging lamp in Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Gold border in Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.
Interior overview of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Corrough Building. Grinnell, IA.Spencer Building. Grinnell, IA.Roofline detail of Spencer Building. Grinnell, IA.
Interior overview of Merchants' National Bank. Grinnell, IA.Corrough Building (1900) (Main St. at 4th Ave.). Grinnell, IA.Spencer Building (1884) (Main St. at 4th Ave.). Grinnell, IA. Architect: Foster & Liebbe.Roofline detail of Spencer Building. Grinnell, IA.
Strand Theater. Grinnell, IA.Masonic Temple. Grinnell, IA.Phoenix Block. Grinnell, IA.The Depot at crossing of two major railroads. Grinnell, IA.
Strand Theater (921 Main St.). Grinnell, IA.Masonic Temple (1917) (928 Main St.). Grinnell, IA. Architect: Frank Wetherell.Phoenix Block (1889) (Broad St. at 4th Ave.). Grinnell, IA. Architect: H.S. Josselyn & Eugene H. Taylor.The Depot (1892) at crossing of two major railroads. Grinnell, IA. On National Register.
The Depot at crossing of two major railroads. Grinnell, IA.Track crossing of major lines of Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad. Grinnell, IA.Benjamin Ricker House. Grinnell, IA.Details of Benjamin Ricker House. Grinnell, IA.
The Depot (1892) at crossing of two major railroads. Grinnell, IA.Track crossing of major lines of Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad. Grinnell, IA.Benjamin Ricker House (1912) (1510 Broad St.). Grinnell, IA. Architect: Walter Burley Griffin.Details of Benjamin Ricker House. Grinnell, IA.
Street facade of Benjamin Ricker House. Grinnell, IA.


Street facade of Benjamin Ricker House. Grinnell, IA.



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