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1 The Victorian Architecture Museum Taking a closer look at architecture during the Victorian Period Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Site Map Contact Us Bibliography

2 History According to the Victorian Station’s website, the most popular style of architecture during the Victorian period is what is called the Greek Revival. The Victorian period is the time period during Below demonstrates the Greek revival style that was popular up until around Image from Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Site Map Bibliography

3 Eastern US Victorian Architecture Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Homes during the Victorian period in the east had things in common such as wrap around porches, steep gabled roofs, and possible towers or turrets. All images from <- This house in Athens, GA shows an example of steeply gabled roofs. This house in Cape May, NJ exhibits a tower-like structure. -> ^ This house in Irvington, NY displays the wrap-around porch. Site Map Bibliography

4 Western US Victorian Architecture Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Probably the most prominent place to find Victorian architecture in the West is San Francisco, CA. Here homes are noted for their fancy and sometimes fancy colors and for their alcoves. All images from This house shows turrets, windowed alcoves along with bold colors. -> <- This house coordinates light blue with a bright yellow trim. On this particular house, the windowed alcoves are rounded. This looks like the typical San Francisco home. Notice the lively pink with bright purple trim. -> Site Map Bibliography

5 Victorian Architecture Styles Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Greek Revival – According to after the war of 1812, Americans did not want to build structures that were English-like. The Americans turned to Greek Architecture for inspiration.www.victorianregion.com Next Image from Site Map Bibliography

6 Victorian Architecture Styles Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Classic Revival – In the late eighteenth century, Classic revival architecture came into existence. This incorporated the Greek architecture with some of the features of Roman architecture. NextPrev Image from Site Map Bibliography

7 Victorian Architecture Styles Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Stick – During the late 1800’s American builders noticed the abundance of wood. Instead of using concrete and stone structures, they started building wood structures. Image from NextPrev Site Map Bibliography

8 Site Map Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Neoclassical – After the Chicago Exposition on the 400 th anniversery of Columbus’ discovery of america, Neoclassical architecture spread across the county. This involved some designs from the Greek and Roman architecture from the early 1800s with an updated look. Image from Prev Site Map Bibliography

9 Site Map Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Home History Eastern US Western US Styles Greek Revival Classical Revival Stick Neoclassical Bibliography Contact Us Site Map Bibliography

10 Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Site Map Bibliography "THE NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA VICTORIAN REGION." THE NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA VICTORIAN REGION. Venango Economic Development Corporation. 23 Nov "Victorian Station." 23 Nov

11 Contact Us How to Reach Us Mail Victorian Architecture Site 555 Main St. Orlando, FL Phone Voice: Fax: Eastern US Western US Styles Home History Contact Us Site Map Bibliography


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