Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Building”

Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines

Polk County Courthouse, Des Moines

February 19, 2010

This design was inspired by the architecture of the big city, reminiscent of growing up in the environment surrounded by tall buildings, different windows shapes, rooftops, bricks and other building details. It is exciting to have so many varieties of architectural elements crammed into a large metropolis; such a contrast from the quiet country life […] more »

The Cincinnati School

The Cincinnati School

April 1, 2009

The first school in Cincinnati, Iowa, was built in 1852 of hewn-logs, just west of the town square. The second school was built in 1857 across the street from the present West Pleasant Christian Church.  In 1877, another school was built on the lot where the present school stands, one block north of the square. […] more »