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Cedar Rapids Central Business District Commercial Historic District

This is the Golden Eagle Department Store Buildi located at 100 2nd Street SE and is a contributing resource in the historic district.

This three-story Romanesque Revival tyle depmtrnent store building, which is Golden Eagle Depru.tment tote. torefronts have always been located on the fir t floor. The windows have modem .fixed sash wjtb transom windows overhead· Lhe modern doors have sidelights and transom windows. A band f corbelled bricks near the top ofth openings is the only ornamentation on the fu·st fl. or. The 2m1Street fac;ade is eight bays vnde and the First Avenue far;adel1as four bays. The west bay on First Avenue and each end bay on 2nd Street is natrow; the second floor round-arch opening has a modern one-over-one sash window. At the third floor cm·belled brick details rise toward the cornice and the cornet tower. The remaining second-floor bays each have a pair of one-over-on sash windows set in segmental arches the northwest comer ofthe building. J11 1903 a story-and-a-half 20x40 foot extension was added to the rear ofthe bujlding along 2nd windows. (Taken from:

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  • Uploaded on December 2, 2015
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