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In 1892 the growth of business led to the construction of a new 12 feet x 52 feet hot house for the cultivation of carnations. (1) Eventually twenty-three greenhouses totaled 42,000 square feet of glass.
According to the 1878-79 through 1903 Dubuque County Rural Route Directory listed this business at the corner of West 5th and Hill.
1. "Municipal Molecules," Dubuque Daily Herald, September 9, 1892, p. 4
Jacobsen, James E. Phase V Dubuque Historical and Architectural Survey of the Fenelon Place, North Main and Broadway Neighborhoods, p. 15