Colonial Revival

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An inexact classification for buildings that share selected architectural features but, unlike an architectural style, may not share consistency of design, form, or ornamentation with other buildings similarly classified. When such buildings seemingly emulate an earlier prototype (for example, American Colonial Revival), important architectural details that characterize the prototype are often either omitted or exaggerated in size or importance; furthermore, other design elements may be added (such as a type of dormer, chimney, or window) that never existed in the prototype; or characteristic building materials of the prototype may be replaced with newer types of materials. Compare with architectural style.
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Preston's designs for the Hall House combine the Colonial Revival form & details with touches of Queen Anne decoration.
Architectural Styles That Are Characteristic Of The District Include Queen Anne, Shingle, Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Prairie, And Mediterranean Revival.
Corbin in 1907, this six bedroom Colonial Revival has a wraparound porch, back porch and garden.
This bench works best in a garden or on the terrace of a seaside cottage, Colonial revival home, Georgian or vintage Victorian.
Somerson, the school's provost at the time, took the reins, and thereby inherited a circa 1894 Colonial Revival house at 132 Bowen St.
Outside, the exterior will get a major curb-appeal upgrade with a front farmer's porch featuring classically detailed Colonial Revival columns, garage doors, and a new bluestone walkway, and landscaping.
The Springville Museum of Art was built during the Great Depression in Spanish colonial revival style.
Shelter Island, 27 square miles located sandwiched between the North and South Forks, complete with a sizable nature preserve, meandering creeks, wandering deer, and Queen Anne and Colonial Revival mansions, is our Summer '14 beach scent, on counter Memorial Day.
Located in Southern California's most celebrated neighbourhood, Montage Beverly Hills Hotel features architecture inspired by the Spanish Colonial Revival times and Mediterranean styling prevalent in Beverly Hills.
The 1940s American colonial revival feels almost exotic among the bungalows in Santa Monica.
The consistency of its 1930s-era Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival architecture conveys a sense of age and permanence in contrast to the university's constantly changing student population.
Located in San Francisco's vibrant Union Square cultural district, Hotel Adagio San Francisco combines Spanish Colonial Revival architecture with a clean and contemporary design aesthetic, sophisticated nightlife and impeccable guest service.

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