Celebrating the Midwest’s historic landmarks, majestic mansions, and iconic buildings
See why I’m enchanted by this 1905 library
This home is a wonderfully preserved example of Second Empire architecture.
These small structures show the direction of car culture.
Veterans Memorial Building is a unique public tribute to military service.
The window contains over 9,000 pieces of stained glass
This Sullivan bank is a study in ornamentation.
This 1925 Beaux Arts building is a hidden gem in plain sight.
Experience an era when rail travel was glamorous
Beautiful brick “hose houses” from the 20th century
Iowa has one of the most impressive examples of state capitol architecture.
Meet the handsomest building in Clinton, Iowa
A tour of salvaged buildings with proud immigrant roots
I visited one of the only two LEED Gold buildings in Iowa.
An inside peek into the Lowell House and the Robie House.
Architectural Gems is an unapologetically geeky exploration of the buildings that catch my eye.
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