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Red Oak Sun

418 E Reed Street, Red Oak, Iowa 51566

Year Built:





Commercial Style


Modifications: In 1956, storefront modified. At unknown date, metal slip cover added to top and cement board to remainder brick on primary façade.

Height: One story.

Walls: Cement board and metal slip cover.

Storefront: Aluminum display windows and door with transom, stone veneer kneewall, metal panels at transom.

Stylistic features: None

Past Businesses

1912-1955 Red Oak Sun
1914 Printing
1956-1972 Federal Land Bank Farm Loan
1956-1959 National Farm Loan Association
1957-1960 Herb Honette (Farm Loans)

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