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Adams Express Co.

409 N Third Street, Red Oak, Iowa 51566

Year Built:

1899

Architect:

Unknown

Style:

Moderne

History

Modifications: At unknown date before 1949,
given Moderne appearance. At an unknown date
after 1949, top portion of the central projecting
ornament removed, door replaced, and sign
removed from the canopy.

Height: One story

Walls: Brick with stucco finish

Windows: Aluminum, oval shaped.

Stylistic features: At center and corners of the
façade, projecting vertical streamlined ornament.
Doorway recessed into central ornament piece. Oval windows, flat canopy.

Past Businesses

1899-1914 Adams Express Co.
1924 Ideal Grocery
1927 Store
1935-1951 Franklin’s Refrigeration &
Sheet Metal
1949 Don’s Tavern
1959-60 Larson Plumbing


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