The Colonial Architecture of SalemFrank Cousins Phil M. Riley / May 20, 2019
The Colonial Architecture of Salem Salem Massachusetts has long been considered the center of New England s Colonial architecture a storehouse of well preserved American antiquities This profusely illustrated study first published
Salem, Massachusetts, has long been considered the center of New England s Colonial architecture, a storehouse of well preserved American antiquities This profusely illustrated study, first published in 1919, represents the first complete, chronological survey of Colonial architecture in Salem from the town s settlement in 1626 to the end of its Colonial development inSalem, Massachusetts, has long been considered the center of New England s Colonial architecture, a storehouse of well preserved American antiquities This profusely illustrated study, first published in 1919, represents the first complete, chronological survey of Colonial architecture in Salem from the town s settlement in 1626 to the end of its Colonial development in 1818.Focusing on such major styles as the gable and peaked roof house, the lean to house, the gambrel roof house, and the square three story house, this volume features detailed descriptions of over 100 buildings the famous House of Seven Gables, the Governor Bradstreet Mansion, the Witch House, Nathaniel Hawthorne s Birthplace, Assembly Hall, the Old Courthouse, the Old South Church, the Salem Custom House, and numerous others The text is enhanced by than 250 rare illustrations of the building under discussion, as well as details of doorways and mantels, moldings, wainscoting, windows, stairways, and other features.Brimming with informative and well illustrated descriptions of classic early New England architecture, this highly readable volume is an invaluable and inspirational sourcebook for architects and home builders In addition, its colorful anecdotes concerning colonial Salem and its residents offer fascinating fare for historians and other readers.
Colonial Revival architecture Colonial Revival also Neocolonial, Georgian Revival or Neo Georgian architecture was and is a nationalistic design movement in the United States and Canada.Part of a broader Colonial Revival Movement embracing Georgian and Neoclassical styles, it seeks to revive elements of architectural style, garden design, and interior design of American colonial architecture. Spanish Colonial architecture Spanish Colonial architecture represents Spanish colonial influence on New World and East Indies cities and towns, and it is still being seen in the architecture as well as in the city planning aspects of conserved present day cities These two visible aspects of the city are connected and complementary The th century Laws of the Indies included provisions for the layout of new colonial Get the Look Colonial Style Architecture Traditional Home Colonial Style s Roots Colonial originally referred to the houses of the th century European colonists who settled in what would become the United States. What is Colonial Revival style Traditional home The most traditional home style of the th century was the Colonial Revival, which drew from the early American pre Revolutionary War period and classical Greek design for much of its inspiration. Dutch Colonial Revival Architecture Antique Home The Dutch Colonial Revival is not a style unique in itself It s a subtype of the Colonial Revival style so popular during the first half of the s, sharing many of Colonial Architecture Antique Home The following description of Colonial architecture was published in by in the Home Builders Catalog The Colonial architecture is closely associated with American history and traditions than any other type of architecture. Characteristics of Colonial Architecture Spanish French Colonial Architecture American history is a history of colonies This shouldn t be much of a surprise to anybody who knows anything about our national past. Spanish Colonial Architectural Styles of America and Europe Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson Construction began on this church in , considered today as the best surviving example of Spanish Baroque architecture in the U.S. Puerto Rico s Culture Architecture Architecture The Columbus Quincentennial in sparked a major refurbishing of the colonial architecture of Puerto Rico The island s architectural heritage is Spanish, of course, as seen in the narrow, winding cobblestone streets and the pastel colored, tile roofed buildings with ornate balconies and heavy wooden doors that open onto inner courtyards in the style of Andalusia in southern Western architecture Britannica Western architecture Western architecture, history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems During the period from the beginning of
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