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Hobson Block
U.S. Historic district
Contributing property
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Location 110–114 S. Vine St.
West Union, Iowa
Area less than 1 acre
Built 1885
Architect Edward Easton
Architectural style Late Victorian
Part of West Union Commercial Historic District (ID15000191)
MPS Iowa's Main Street Commercial Architecture MPS
NRHP reference No. 08001042
Added to NRHP November 7, 2008

Hobson Block is a historic building in West Union, Iowa, United States. The brick and stone building was designed by local architect Edward Easton in the Late Victorian style to rebuild the town after its original wooden structures were destroyed by fire in May 1885. It was individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008. In 2015 it was included as a contributing property in the West Union Commercial Historic District.

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