Bawden House gets a makeover | daily city gate


Marked by the city with a “dangerous to occupy” sign since 1997, the Benjamin Bawden House is located in a historic building purgatory, oscillating between demolition and restoration. The once inactive Keokuk Historic Preservation Commission is back in business, breathing new life into the proposal. After years of discussion and planning but little progress, it finally looks like the flimsy North Third house is ready to be deconstructed and rebuilt.

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