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Holy Ghost Catholic Church Built: 1915 Located: 2921 Central Ave The Holy Ghost Catholic Church was one of the last major Dubuque church designs by architect, Guido Beck. Beck designed this church in the Italian Renaissance style of architecture in 1915, reflecting a change in church design style. Beck’s design for...

St. Joseph’s Chapel at Loras College Built 1909 Located at the Intersection of Loras Blvd and Walnut St [caption id="attachment_750" align="alignright" width="296"] Northwest view of St. Joseph's Chapel. date unknown. (Photo Credit: Loras College Center for Dubuque History)[/caption] Architect, Guido Beck’s next major design in Dubuque came in 1909...

St. Anthony Catholic Church Built 1900 Located at the corner of Rosedale and St. Ambrose Streets [caption id="attachment_688" align="alignleft" width="211"] Stained Glass inside of St. Anthony's (2016)[/caption] Dubuque architect, Guido Beck designed St. Anthony Church in 1900 in the Gothic Revival style of architecture. The St. Anthony Parish was...

Alfred Caldwell titled his creation at Eagle Point Park, “a city in a garden.” The park sits high atop of a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River on the northeast corner of Dubuque. Caldwell’s work at the park was made possible through the Works Progress Administration...

[caption id="attachment_611" align="alignright" width="295"] Alfred Caldwell (Photo Credit: Illinois Institute of Technology)[/caption] Alfred Caldwell (1903 – 1998), was a landscape architect who mastered the use of Prairie School style of architecture. Caldwell had an interest in nature from early on in his life continuing into high...

New Melleray Abbey Monastery Built: 1867 – 1870 Located in Peosta, Iowa at 6632 Melleray Circle [caption id="attachment_569" align="alignright" width="300"] Corner view of the pointed windows and detailed stone work[/caption] Architect John Mullany is credited with the design of New Melleray Abbey. The New Melleray Abbey began with the Trappist monks who...

Town Clock Built: 1864; Rebuilt and relocated 1873; Relocated - 1971 Located on Main Street at Town Clock Plaza The Dubuque Town Clock is another distinguished landmark of downtown Dubuque. The clock currently operates in the Town Clock Plaza on Main Street.  Dubuque’s first town clock was initially...