Classical Revival style

Classical Revival style

An architectural style, used in many major public buildings from about 1770 to 1830 and beyond; typified by simplicity, dignity, monumentality, and purity of design; based primarily on the use of Roman forms of classical antiquity, although later examples exhibit some characteristics of the Greek Revival style which followed. Sometimes called Early Classical Revival, Jeffersonian Classicism, Neoclassical Revival, or Roman Classicism. Buildings in this style were usually rectangular in plan, two rooms deep, gable-fronted, with the long side of the house commonly facing the street; they commonly exhibit many of the following attributes: a symmetrical form sometimes similar to a classical temple; two stories high, often with one- or two-story wings; walls of brick, stucco, stone, or wood construction; typically, a two-story monumental portico, painted white, with a triangular pediment, frequently with a semicircular window set within its tympanum; a pedimented roof, usually supported by four columns on square bases; an entablature above the columns; a low hipped roof, occasionally partially hidden by balustrades; usually five-ranked; a paneled door beneath a semicircular or elliptical fanlight. Classical Revival architecture reemerged in popularity from about 1895 to 1940, with modifications, as described under Neoclassical style.
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Denny built this Classical Revival style brick/brownstone building on the site of his family's former home, undoubtedly much smaller than this long building that stretches along Highland Street in Worcester between West Street and Ormond Street (though it does not occupy the whole block).
The new location which will serve as a full-service branch will operate on the first floor of the building, that was designed by London architect Ptolemy Dean in the Classical Revival style.
The historic property, which was called the Schermerhorn Building when it opened in 1891, is a revered example of architect George Post's work in classical revival style.
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Worcester Memorial Auditorium was built off Main Street in 1931 and 1932, a classical revival style structure honoring citizens who served in World War I, according to records accumulated by Preservation Worcester, an organization devoted to the city's historic sites.
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Carnegie Libraries are listed at the state-level as an architectural era known for its classical revival style.
The Classical Revival style building, which was emblematic of the city's industrial boom at the turn of the century, around 1900, was named to the National Register of Historic Places two years before it was demolished.
The Rinaldi consists of three stories of classical revival style architecture, crowned with a hipped roof of exquisite antique clay tile.

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