International Home Style

Initiated by European architects–such as Mies van der Rohe–in the early 20th century, this is the style that introduced the idea of exposed functional building elements, such as elevator shafts, ground-to-ceiling plate glass windows, and smooth facades. The style was molded from…

Greek Revival Home Style

This style is predominantly found in the Midwest, South, New England, and Mid-Atlantic regions, though you may spot sub types in parts of California. Its popularity in the 1800s stemmed from archaeological findings of the time, indicating that the Grecian had spawned…

Gothic Revival Home Style

The influence of English romanticism and the mass production of elaborate wooden millwork after the Industrial Revolution fueled the construction of Gothic Revival homes in the mid-1800s. These picturesque structures are marked by “Gothic” windows with distinctive pointed arches; exposed framing timbers;…

Georgian Home Style

Befitting a king–in fact, the style is named for four King Georges of England–Georgian homes are refined and symmetrical with paired chimneys and a decorative crown over the front door. Modeled after the more elaborate homes of England, the Georgian style dominated…
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