Architecture
Style



 

Cape
( 1637-on)

 

 










Saltbox
( 1637-on)


















Gothic
Revival

(1780--on)

 

 






Italianate

(1840--1880)

 

 

 
















Greek Revival

(1830-1875)









Second Empire
(1865-1880)















 



Federal
(1815-1830)

























Georgian

(1780--on)

 

Characteristics

  1. Three basic forms:
    half cape
    three quarter cape
    full cape
  2. Floor plans varied with size
  3. Low design
  4. Clapboarded fronts or south side
  5. Keeping room
  6. Large center Chimney
  7. Back door entrance
  8. Decorative front entrance only
Characteristics:
  1. steep roof
  2. brackets
  3. Narrow windows
  4. Dormers
  5. Door Hoods
  6. Steep Gables

 

Characteristics:
  1. steep roof
  2. brackets
  3. Narrow windows
  4. Dormers
  5. Door Hoods
  6. Steep Gables

 


Characteristics:
  1. symmetric Design
  2. Large window lights
  3. Towers
  4. Boxy Rectangles
  5. Bay Windows
  6. Balconys
  7. Hip Roofs
  8. Dentils
  9. Brackets

Greek Revival
(1825-1875)


Characteristics:
  1. Corner Returns
  2. Window Hoods
  3. Smal window lights
  4. Two Stories
  5. Pilastered Corner Boards
  6. Narrow Chimney
  7. Gabled Roof
  8. Door Lights
  9. Frieze Boards


Second Empire or Mansard
(1865-1880)


Characteristics:
  1. Mansard Roofs
  2. Eave Brackets
  3. Fancy Window Surrounds, Bay Window
  4. Tall windows with large lights
  5. Door Hoods,Can be two to two and a half storeys
  6. Flat topped windows on the bottom and arch windows on the top floors
  7. Main door hooded with portico and columns



Federal
(1860-1890)





































Characteristics:



Georgian
(1780--on)

 


 

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