The exteriors of these three-story square structures are characterized by low-pitched, balustraded roofs, and are often surrounded by ornate fences. The massive size of a federal style building, combined with its simplicity, creates a feeling of restrained elegance which was very attractive to the Quakers of the New Bedford area. 1820 - 1860
style of architecture popular in America from the Revolution through the early 19th-century (in North Carolina from about 1800 to 1840) derived from the influential work of the Adam brothers in England. Characterized by a delicate use of Roman Classical ornament. Also called Adam style or Adamesque after the Roman-inspired style of Scots architects Robert and James Adam.
An American style, mostly seen in furniture, which came into being after the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and following the neo-classical style in Europe.
Architectural style popular in the United States between 1780 and 1830. An interpretation of Ancient Roman architecture fashionable after the unearthing of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The American eagle was a common symbol used in this style, with the ellipse a frequent architectural motif.
a term generally designating the American architecture of the late eighteenth and early 19th centuries and here used with particular reference to the architectural fashion emanating from Boston at this time. It is characterized by planar simplicity and a refined delicacy in proportions and detailing. Decorative details (akin to those of the English Adam style and Wedgewood china) are ancient Roman in their inspiration. Perhaps the most characteristic feature of the style is a doorway composition with a fan light and sidelights.
A housing style usually made of brick, and two-story in size stressing symmetry. Distinctive features include an elaborate central doorway, fanlight transom, and matching chimneys extending from either end of the house.
the American version of the Neo-classical style, popular from c. 1789 to c.1830. See Style Guide
American furniture during the early years of the Republic, roughly 1780-1830. Essentially Neo-Classical with traces of antique Pompeian and Greco-Roman design. Influenced by the Directoire and Empire, or Regency styles.
The all-American home architecture style that evolved after the Revolutionary War. Details include bigger windows and a front doorway surrounded by glass and topped with an arched window.
American architectural style, which evolved after the Revolutionary War and includes bigger windows and a glass surrounded front doorway, topped with an arched window.