Red Cross Drug Store

302 E Coolbaugh Street, Red Oak, Iowa 51566

Year Built:





Commercial Style


Modifications: In 1921, extensive remodeling to north, primary, facade with storefront remodel, entire facade refaced with brick and stone accents, bay window at 2nd floor replaced multiple openings. 1950s and 1960s alterations to storefront. At Unknown date additional storefront alterations occured, and 2nd floor windows replaced.

Height: two story.

Walls: brick, glazed and painted.

Storefront: Aluminum display windows and doors, wood board over transom.

Windows: VInyl casement and wood transom windows.

Stylistic Features: Glazed tile, bay window, cornces between 1st and 2nd floors, and at top of building.

Past Businesses

1886-1891 Drugs
1896 C.E. Richards (Lawyer)- 2nd Fl
1896-1906 G.M. Platt (Drugs)
1901 Howard & Planck Real Estate – 2nd Fl
1907 Diebner & Hine Drug Store
1908 Drugs
1909-1955 Red Cross Drug Store, Edwin S. Thomason
1917 J.E. Auman (Real Estate) – 2nd Fl
1917 Milton Danbom (Real Estate) – 2nd Fl

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