Tag: Newton

Hotel Maytag Apartments (Newton)

2020 Preservation at its Best: Multi-Family Residential Hotel Maytag is a magnificent, five-story brick and terra cotta mixed-use building on the northeast quadrant of Newton’s town square. Originally designed by Chicago architect Henry Raeder and constructed by Frederick Louis Maytag in 1926- 27, Hotel Maytag was both innovative and luxurious for its time. The building… Read more »

Newton Historic Preservation Commission

Preservation at its Best 2017, Preservationists of the Year: Newton Historic Preservation Commission (Newton) For most Iowans, Newton was most known as the headquarters for the Maytag Corporation and the washing machine capital of the world. For years, the city benefited from having this large and successful company in their town. When Maytag left about… Read more »