center-hall plan

center-hall plan

center-hall plan
In American Colonial architecture, the floor plan of a house usually having two rooms symmetrically situated on each side of a centrally located hallway; a stair in the hallway leading to the loft space above. Essentially a hall-and-parlor plan with a hallway separating the two rooms.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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