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Arthur Ebeling House is located in Iowa
Arthur Ebeling House
Location in Iowa
Arthur Ebeling House is located in the United States
Arthur Ebeling House
Location in the United States
Location 1106 W. 15th St.
Davenport, Iowa
Area less than one acre
Built 1912-1913
Architect Arthur H. Ebeling
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Davenport MRA
NRHP reference No. 84001397
Added to NRHP July 27, 1984

The Arthur Ebeling House is a historic building located on the west side of Davenport, Iowa, United States. The Colonial Revival house was designed by its original owner, Arthur Ebeling. It was built from 1912-1913 and it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

Arthur Ebeling

Arthur H. Ebeling (1882-1965) was a prominent Davenport architect in the first half of the 20th century. He was born in neighboring Rock Island, Illinois. The family moved to Davenport when he was a boy and he was educated in the local public schools where he graduated with honors. He learned the architectural craft from his seven-year apprenticeship with Gustav Hanssen and Dietrich Harfst in Davenport. He then left for Chicago where he studied architecture and engineering. Ebeling returned to Davenport in 1908 and began his own architectural practice. He married Bridget "Belle" McCarthy (1878-1968) and together they had four children Arthur, Paul, Mary Alice, and Patricia.


The Arthur Ebeling House is a two-story residence utilizing a rectilinear plan. It features a hipped roof covered in red clay tiles, a full-length front porch, and an entrance vestibule in the back of the house. The exterior is covered in pink-tan face-brick laid in a stretcher bond pattern. The window sills, water table, and quoins are concrete slabs. The façade is symmetrical with three bays. The porch roof is supported by brick piers with concrete caps. The balustrade is solid brick and features panels with a lions' head reliefs on both sides. The main entrance is framed by sidelights.


Besides his own home Arthur Ebeling designed, or was involved with, the following notable buildings:

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