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Paint Store and Machine Shop

109 Washington Avenue, Red Oak, Iowa 51566

Year Built:





Commercial Style


Modifications: At unknown date, storefront modifications to west bay.

Height: One story.

Walls: Brick.

Storefront: Wood display window, vinyl sliding windows, vinyl 1/1 window, wood paneling, steel doors.

Stylistic features: Brick piers, rectangular relief panel near parapet, stone capping parapet, small limestone nameplates reading “ANDERSON” and “L A GERGREN.”

Past Businesses

109 Washington Avenue
1948: Machine Shop

111 Washington Avenue
1948: Paint Store

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