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COLONIAL

This style emerged from a renewed interest in American heritage inspired by the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876. Designs reflect historically accurate proportions and details characterized by rectangular massing, projecting entry porches, simple pallet and symmetry.

Massing

  • Symmetrical
  • Horizontal proportions
  • Single building mass with attached porch
  • 2 stories

Roof

  • Medium slope, (Gable or Gambrel)
  • Simple form
  • Multiple gabled dormers
  • Minimal overhangs
  • Greek returns at eaves are common

Materials

  • Horizontal siding
  • Brick or Masonry
  • Wood shutters
  • Brick chimneys

Details

  • Classically derived
  • Columns of various orders
  • Pedimented porches
  • Louvered shutters
  • Dentil molding at cornice

Porch

  • Small, classically detailed
  • Attached to main massing
  • Various roof forms include gable, shed and arched

Windows and Doors

  • Symmetrical window pattern
  • Full divided lite (6 over 6 common) double-hung windows
  • Grouped or bay windows are common
  • Six panel entry doors with fanlight transoms and side lites

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