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  • 1. Architectural Styles Its all in the details

2. Architectural Styles in Elgin Greek Revival Queen Anne Gothic Revival Shingle Style Federal Colonial Revival Folk Georgian Italianate Tudor Revival Second Empire Neoclassical Stick Style Craftsman Prairie 3. Greek Revival 1825-1860 Front gable shaped to look like thepedimented faade of a Greek Temple Small attic windows (frieze band windows) Front door surrounded by narrow sidelightsand transom Cornice emphasized with a wide board 4. Greek RevivalPedimented faade of a Greek Temple 5. Greek RevivalItalianate influenced brackets Front facing gableMultiplepainedwindowsFront door surrounded by side lites 162 Collegeand transom 6. Greek Revival1934 HABSDoor with sidelites and transom443 E. Chicago 7. Egyptian Revival 1830-1850 118 Tennyson 8. Gothic Revival 1840-1880 Steeply pitched roof Front facing gables Steep cross gables Decorated verge boards Pointed, arched windows Open cornices with rafters exposed 9. Gothic RevivalSteeply pitched cross gables Drip moldVerge BoardPointed ArchWindowsFront facinggable Rafters exposed373 ParkQuatrefoil 10. Gothic Revival277 Gifford Pl. Verge boardsClustered373 ParkPointed arch Drip moldcolumns 11. Gothic Revival Steeply pitched cross gablesPointed archwindows 402 N. Spring 12. Gothic RevivalSpire pointing to the GodsSteeply pitched roofVerge board Open rafters155 S. Gifford Carriage House 13. Gothic RevivalPointed archParapet gable endwall - FlemishRenaissanceinfluenceGothic influenced brackets- quatrefoil 552 E. Chicago 14. Italianate 1840 -1885 Low pitched, hipped roof Tall narrow windows Symmetrical faade Porch posts often square Often cubic in formwith chamfered edges Widely overhanging eaves Large pane of glass in Decorative bracketsfront door Heavily rounded crowns Heavy spindles on porcheson windows and doors or no balustrade (porch railing) at all 15. Italianate Hipped roofBrackets Cubical in formChamferedposts 434 E. Chicago 16. ItalianateGothicinfluencedroof - steepand crossgabledPairedbracketsBalustradedporch roofTall windowswith roundtops Heavy spindlesGlass inthe doors 155 S. Gifford 17. Italianate Porch PostCommon bracketsin Elgin Stop Chamfer 156 S. Gifford 18. ItalianateHeavy windowhoods Segmented archLarge pain of glass in the doorsPaired brackets 19. Italianate364 E. Chicago155 S. Gifford 20. Second Empire 1855-1885 Mansard Roof (dual pitched hipped roof) Dormer windows on lower slope Often have patterned shingles in the roofand cresting 21. Second Empire363 PrairieDormerwindows Mansard roofQuoinsDecorativeCobblestonesbrackets 22. Dormer Second EmpireWindowMansardRoofDecorativeCorbelsOriel BayThe Murphy House 327 DuPage 23. Second Empire Rinceau316 Kimball 24. 260 Gifford Pl.Second Empire 317 Raymond117 Tennyson Ct. 25. Stick Style 1860-1890 Cross gabled steeply pitched roof Decorative trusses in the gable Wooden wall cladding interrupted bypatterns of horizontal, vertical or diagonalboards raised from the wall surfaces foremphasis (stickwork) Porches have diagonal braces 26. Stick style StickworkEastlake and QueenAnne influences259 Villa 27. Stick Style Stickwork Queen Anne influence126 Hill 28. Colonial Revival 1880-1955 Accentuated front door with decorativecrown, pediment, pilasters, fanlights andsidelights Symmetrical Corner pilasters Dentils and modillions 29. Colonial Revival 107 N. Porter 30. Colonial RevivalDentilsPilastersBay window 34 N. Porter 31. 34 N. PorterColonial Revival 32. Colonial Revival Accentuated front doorBrokenPedimentPilasters 409 DuPage 33. Colonial Revival Dentils PilasterBay Window16 Rugby Pl. 34. Tudor Revival 1890-1940 Steeply pitched roof Front facing gable One or more cross gables Half Timbering Tall windows with multiple panes Massive chimney 35. Tudor RevivalHalf timbering 36. Front facingLargegableTudor Revivalchimney 427 DuPage 37. Tudor RevivalHalf timbering Massive Chimney Cross gablesSteeplypitched roofFront Facing gable 1182 Cedar 38. Georgian 1700-1830 Paneled front door with decorative crownsupported by pilasters Cornice emphasized by decorative moldingssuch as dentils Windows in symmetrical rows 39. GeorgianSmall panesPedimentPilasters4 S. Gifford 40. Interesting Details at 4 S. Gifford 41. Georgian Paneled doorDentils 42. Neoclassical 1895-1950 Full height porch with classic columns Symmetrical 43. NeoclassicalPediment Full Height porchClassic Ioniccolumns Symmetrical 402 River Bluff 44. Queen Anne 1880-1910 Irregular shape no symmetry Patterned shingles Bay windows Towers Several different materials to make different walltextures Half have delicate turned porch posts Lacy, decorative spandrels Gingerbread and Eastlake detailing 45. Queen AnneAsymmetrical Several texturesTower Patterned shinglesOriginal porch hadturned posts409 Douglas 46. Queen Anne Patterned shingles Different textures No symmetryDecorativespandrel Turned post 470 Park 47. Free Classic Queen Anne 35 % of Queen Annes Classical columns and no spindle work Palladian windows Cornice line dentils 48. Palladian WindowDentils Classical columnsFree Classic Queen Anne 426 Prairie 49. Free Classic Queen AnneShingle style influenceDentils AsymmetricalTowerArt glassClassic columns andno spindle work 600 E. Chicago 50. Folk Houses 1850-1890 Designed without a conscious attempt tomimic current fashion Built to provide basic shelter with littleregard for changing fashion` 51. Folk Style436 Fulton128 Hilton 52. Folk Style432 North 389 Prairie 53. Folk Style368 Prairie 380 Prairie 54. Shingle Style 1880 - 1900 Irregular steeply pitched roof Large porches Shingle walls without corner boards Asymmetrical faade Decorative detailing used sparingly Often have a tower Porch posts are often clad in Shingles Most commonly found in coastal New England 55. Shingle Style Steeply pitched roof Shingles without corner boards TowerPosts clad inshingles 33 N. Porter 56. Shingle Style Shingles without corner boardsPorch posts clad inshingles419 DuPage 57. TowerShingle StyleAsymmetrical Irregular, steeply pitched roof Large porch303 River Bluff 58. Craftsman 1905 - 1930 Low pitched roof Wide, unenclosed overhang Roof rafters exposed Decorative beams or braces commonlyadded under the roof Tapered, square porch columns oftenextending to ground level 59. CraftsmanWide overhang Low pitched roofTapered, squareporch columnsoften extendingto ground level155 N. Channing 60. Craftsman Decorativebraces underthe roof Unenclosed overhang375 North 61. Prairie 1900-1920 Low pitched roof, usually hipped Widely overhanging eaves Emphasis on horizontal lines Massive square porch posts Geometric patterns of ssmall-panmewindow glazing 62. Prairie Large overhangsHipped roofMassive squareStained glassporch postsHorizontal lines54-56 N. Liberty 63. PrairieStuccoLow porchemphasizing thehorizontal Massive square porch post155 S. Gifford 64. Prairie Low pitched,hipped roof Widely overhanging eaves Horizontal lines259 River Bluff 65. Italian Renaissance 1890-1935Low pitched hipped roof of clay tiles Asymmetrical Arches above doors Prairie Influence Small wings 940 Douglas 66. 121 Villa Bungalow107 Geneva 109 Geneva250 S. Channing 67. American Foursquare Sub group of Prairie 1900-1920 Hipped roof Simple square plan Symmetrical faade with front entrycentered or off center Hipped dormers Full width single story porches 68. American FoursquareHipped dormerHipped roof Symmetrical facadeSimple squareplan Full width porch 137 N. Channing

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