Wednesday, 27 March 2013 18:21 Published in Italianate

Features Include:

  • Low-pitched or flat roof
  • Balanced, symmetrical rectangular shape
  • Tall appearance, with 2, 3, or 4 stories
  • Wide, overhanging eaves with brackets and cornices
  • Square cupola
  • Porch topped with balustraded balconies
  • Tall, narrow, 1-over-1 or 2-over-2 double-hung windows with hood moldings or elaborate crowns
  • Side bay window
  • Heavily molded double entryway doors with glass
  • Roman or segmented arches above windows and doors

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Greek Revival

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 18:19 Published in Greek Revival

Greek Revival

Features Include: 

  • Pedimented gables
  • Symmetrical shape
  • Heavy cornice
  • Wide, plain frieze
  • Bold, simple moldings
  • Portico or full-width porch with classical columns
  • Decorative pilasters
  • Narrow windows around front door
  • 6-over-6 windows with pediments

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Gothic Revival

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 18:12 Published in Gothic Revival

Gothic Revival

Features Include:

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Colonial Revival

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 18:06 Published in Colonial Revival

Features Include:

  • Symmetrical façade
  • Rectangular
  • 2 to 3 stories
  • Brick or wood siding
  • Simple, classical detailing
  • Gable roof
  • Pillars and columns
  • 6-over-6 often paired double-hung windows with shutters
  • Dormers
  • Temple-like entrance: porticos topped by pediment
  • Paneled doors with sidelights and topped with rectangular transoms or fanlights
  • Center entry-hall floor plan
  • Living areas on the first floor and bedrooms on the upper floors
  • Fireplaces

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