Greek revival


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Greek revival:

see classic revivalclassic revival,
widely diffused phase of taste (known as neoclassic) which influenced architecture and the arts in Europe and the United States during the last years of the 18th and the first half of the 19th cent.
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Madewoods front elevation has a five-bay facade fronted by a six Greek Revival columns rising to a broad entablature and fully pedimented gable with a half-round louver at the center.
His taste in choosing the Greek Revival style was not unusual for its time (around 1837).
Barry's home displays characteristics of a gable-front Greek Revival structure: a formal-looking front door flanked by narrow side windows, distinctive shutters, and symmetrical, double-hung windows with six panes per sash.
The Lakeport Plantation house is Arkansas' grandest remaining example of antebellum Greek Revival architecture," says the blog, written by Lee Price, director of development at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia.
The Sanctuary is one of the few surviving examples of turn of the century Greek Revival architecture and is one of the many buildings that AIA, Buckhorn and City Council members invested efforts into renovating.
Although it's not used nearly as often as "Music City" Nashville is frequently referred to as the "Athens of the South," due mainly to the rich legacy of Greek revival architecture that can be seen throughout the city and its surrounding countryside.
Richard sheds a great deal of light on the importance of the Greek revival to Southern culture, especially and unfortunately the slavocracy.
Built in 1827 by John Foster, the Oratory is the former chapel of St James' Cemetery and an example of the Greek Revival style.
Appendices include a speculation on power and sex in Greek Revival America, questions about columns, and a gazetteer of important Greek revival buildings in the United States today.
Designed by architect Henry Howard, Belle Grove was an asymmetrical blended Greek revival house with Italianate decorations.
There, amid the grand Greek Revival columns and crystal chandeliers, the eccentric writer dreamed up iconic New York party girl Holly Golightly from "Breakfast at Tiffany's".
Pancras Church built in London in 1819-22 in Greek Revival style the row of six columns topped by a triangular pediment on the front of the church looks like the front of the temple.