St. Mary's Church

Architectural Tour of Clinton

St. Mary's Church

Clinton, Iowa 52732, United States

Created By: Matt Parbs


St. Mary's Church, 520 9th Avenue South; 1884-1888; Josiah L. Rice, Architect, of Clinton.A large church structure of brick with extensive use of stone trim, the building has a simple gable roof, imposing corner tower, and pointed, arched windows. Although designed by Rice with a tall, pointed steeple, the building was completed with the tower terminated just above the eaveline of the main gable roof. After 1904, some of the tower was added with brick and a belfrey of dressed stone. The entry doors are recent replacements of aluminum and glass. Of imposing scale, the church is a good local example of Gothic Revival Style design.

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


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