A. G. Smith House

Architectural Tour of Clinton

A. G. Smith House

Clinton, Iowa 52732, United States

Created By: Matt Parbs


A. G. Smith House (Clinton Manor Nursing Home—vacant), 421 5th Avenue South; 1914-1915; John Morrell & Son, Architects, of Clinton; Haring Brothers, Builder.A two-story brick mansion with hip roof, the building was converted to an elderly care facility but now is vacant and for sale. Rectilinear and symmetrical, the building design suggests a Classical Revival Style influence. However, it also show a Prairie School Style influence in the use of warm colored brick and a horizontal emphasis, as expressed in the trim and broad, hip roof with paired brackets. The building design was progressive for its time.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Architectural Tour of Clinton


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