Category: PIME2012

SAVED: Egloff House, Mason City

Preservation Iowa’s 2012 Most Endangered Buildings: Egloff House (Mason City, Cerro Gordo County) Update: August 2015, the house was moved to a new location, ready for rehabilitation.  More photos of the move here. The Egloff House is associated with two of the more important families in the medical history of Mason City. Dr. William Egloff,… Read more »

Endangered: Deb’s Corner Cafe, Manning

Preservation Iowa’s 2012 Most Endangered Buildings: Deb’s Corner Cafe (Manning, Carroll County) This building was built in the early 1890s, shortly after the prior building burned down in May of 1891. This building was originally part of the “Horse Shoe Bar,” which was touted by the Dubuque Brewing and Malting Company, brewers of Banquet Beer, as the… Read more »

Endangered: Wapsipinicon Mill Museum

Preservation Iowa’s 2012 Most Endangered Buildings: Wapsipinicon Mill Museum (West Independence, Buchanan County) The Wapsipinicon Mill Museum is located at 100 1st Street West in the business district of Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa. The massive six-story structure sets on the west bank of the Wapsipinicon River keeping watch over the river and the city. Documentation of its… Read more »

Endangered: Nelson Brothers Hardware Store, Orient

Preservation Iowa’s 2012 Most Endangered Buildings: Nelson Brothers Hardware Store (Orient, Adair County) The Nelson Brothers Hardware Store building was built in 1902, originally C.I. Wiley Hardware. From there, the building was a constant mainstay of Orient’s commercial district. The building is still known today by the small, rural community as Nelson Brothers Hardware Store–which was… Read more »