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Property Name Bregant, Jean and Inez, House
Reference Number 13000832
State Iowa
County Pottawattamie
Town Council Bluffs
Street Address 517 South 4th Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 10/16/2013
Areas of Significance COMMERCE, ENTERTAINMENT, ARCHITECTURE
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000832.pdf
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The Jean and Inez (Lewis) Bregant house (1912) has local criterion B significance as the home of Council Bluffs' well known little couple, also known as the Candy Kids during their association with the Woodward Candy Company, Criterion A significance as the best remaining resource associated directly with the John G. Woodward and Company, and local Criterion C significance as a fine example of a small Craftsman/Bungalow design that was built to suit the unique needs of the owners. The period of significance is 1912 (date of construction) to 1969 (the death of Inez Bregant).

 

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