June 04, 2017
This style is a simple, confidently dignified rectangular block with a carefully balanced facade. Named for the reign of the British Kings George I to George IV.
This style promoted the classical proportions of Greek temples as symbols of the stability and optimism of this Colonial expansion period.
This style emerged as a rebellion against the stricter formality of earlier classical styles. It embraced many of the features of medieval cathedrals.
This style also emerged as a rebellion against the stricter formality of earlier classical styles. It embraced many of the characteristics of Italian farmhouses.
This style which is also called Mansard, imitated the latest cosmopolitan building fashions in France during the reign of Emperor Napoleon III. The distinctive roof shape is named for the French architect Francois Mansart.
This style is vivacious and uninhibited, with each home having its own unique features, but all using asymmetrical massing. Towers or turrets are common features.
Source: Practical Preservation Guidelines, Architectural Styles, Heritage Conservation, Growth & Community Development Services, City of Saint John.