Architecture
Style



 

Cape
( 1637-on)

 

 









 

3/4 cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full Cape

 

 

 

 


Saltbox
( 1637-on)
















Gothic
Revival

(1780--on)

 

 






Italianate

(1840--1880)

 

 

 









 

 

 


Greek Revival

(1830-1875)



Extended Greek

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Empire
(1865-1880)















 

 

 

 

Federal
(1815-1830)








 



Georgian

(1780--on)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow

 

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

 


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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

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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)

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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



Federall
(1860-1890)

Characteristics: