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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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You think of magnolias, but if you look closely there are lots of tropical plants that you can naturally include with Southern Greek Revival Antebellum style," says Laura.
His taste in choosing the Greek Revival style was not unusual for its time (around 1837).
A Capital Problem: The Attic Order and the Greek Revival in America
Soon after, they sold their early 19th-century Greek Revival Home in Sag Harbor, which had been profiled by Martha Stewart, and headed south.
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He chose the stately Greek Revival style, popular through the mid-19th century.
Although no longer in use as a synagogue, the Greek Revival structure is the third-oldest standing synagogue building in the United States.
"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.
While the importance of classical Rome to the nation's founders has been amply documented, what remains less discussed and, if anything, even more interesting is the turn to ancient Greece--"the Greek Revival"--in the antebellum period.
Built in 1827 by John Foster, the Oratory is the former chapel of St James' Cemetery and an example of the Greek Revival style.